Bingo Night to Support Children’s Autism Group Home

Pioneer Center for Human Services in partnership with Galati’s Hideaway in Cary will host the first ever “Bingo and BOOs!” on Saturday, October 20th from 5:00 to 8:00pm. “We are so appreciative to Galati’s Hideaway in Cary for this partnership! … Continued

Pioneer Center plans 2nd shelter

The Chapel in McHenry to open doors for 24/7 PADs site Pioneer Center, the city of McHenry and a McHenry church are coordinating efforts to expand services for the county’s homeless population. The McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission is expected … Continued

Strengthening the Workforce

  Businesses looking for reliable, committed and hardworking employees in McHenry County have turned to Pioneer Center for years. First hand, these businesses have experienced the positive benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities that studies have shown. An important partnership … Continued

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