Partnership between Pioneer Center and the Chapel Approved by McHenry City Council for homeless shelter.

The McHenry City Council has voted to allow Pioneer Center and The Chapel to move forward with plans for a full-time fixed-site homeless shelter. The shelter would be at 1809 S. Route 31, near Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital and Pioneer Center’s main offices. The Chapel owns the building and will complete a build-out on a…

Pioneer Center for Human Services is recognized as a 30 Year Crystal Lake Chamber Member

Pioneer Center for Human Services was recognized as a 30 Year Crystal Lake Chamber Member. This organization engages people of all abilities through innovative, effective, compassionate services.Pictured are: Chamber Ambassador Tad Walters; Frank Samuel- Co-CEO; Sam Tenuto- Co-CEO; Erin Bumfield Grima- Directed of Behavioral Health; DJ Newport- Director of Developmental Disabilities; Crystal Lake Chamber president…

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 between Pioneer and area businesses has resulted in numerous successful hires and a stronger community.…

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 services through our McHenry County PADS program. PADS is the county’s only day center and…

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 the Northwest Herald article about the visit below… U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren visits McHenry’s Pioneer…