Letter: Homeless services in McHenry County

Letter: Homeless services in McHenry County Northwest Herald June 28, 2018   To the Editor: I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our neighbors throughout McHenry County for their ongoing support of Pioneer Center’s homeless … Continued

Moonlight & Madness Takes on 1940s Vibe

Pioneer Center has re-imagined its former gala fundraiser and excitedly presents Moonlight & Madness this summer. Set for Friday, June 15 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, this fun twist on your standard, run-of-the-mill fundraiser will invite attendees to get their … Continued

“Empty Bowls” Fundraiser for Homelessness

Pioneer Center is hosting their inaugural Empty Bowls Art Auction to benefit homelessness on Friday, May 4. During the event, guests will walk through an exclusive, one-night only gallery comprised of works created by artists depicting homelessness as they have … Continued

Congressman Hultgren Visits Pioneer Center, Issues Proclamation

Congressman Randy Hultgren visited Pioneer Center this past Tuesday to celebrate our 60th anniversary.  The week prior, the Congressman issued a proclamation on the House floor in recognition of our service.    Take a look at the video from the presentation here. And, read … Continued

Bryan Bode, One of Our Very Own Nurses, Named Everyday Hero

Everyday Heroes 2018: Bryan Bode “I didn’t get here by myself. I stayed with it. I got help from teachers, parents, family members and friends.” By Lindsay Weber editorial@nwherald.com Feb. 26, 2018 In fourth grade, while most kids were running around … Continued

Expanded Child & Family Therapy Services Opens in Woodstock

Pioneer Center provides a wealth of benefits to the McHenry community and the surrounding area.  In addition to helping people experiencing homelessness and providing services for individuals with a developmental disability, Pioneer Center offers behavioral health services. Our youth services … Continued

Drop-In Services Provide Respite for Caregivers

While being a caregiver for a developmentally disabled person is rewarding, it’s a role that may only provide short breaks, if any at all.  Sometimes caregivers need time to themselves to recharge, or to run errands and take care of … Continued

Our “Me Program” Is Famous — watch our new video!

The Me Program, a part of our developmental disability services, was the focus of a recently created video that takes a quick glimpse into what goes on in this unique program. Check it out! 

Two New Events to Benefit Pioneer Center

We are excited to be hosting two brand new events in the coming months… On March 3, we will be having a fun-filled Get Your Game On…BINGO Night at Galati’s Hideaway in Cary.  Tickets for this event are $20 and come … Continued

Pioneer Center Joins Newman’s Own Foundation $500K Holiday Challenge

Help Pioneer Center win $150,000 by donating to its CrowdRise campaign Pioneer Center for Human Services has joined the Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge … Continued