Human Services

Little City Foundation

Creating hope, Changing lives, Challenging all limits.

aka Little City

Palatine, IL

Mission

Little City is dedicated to serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing the best options and opportunities to live safely, learn continuously, explore creatively and work productively throughout their lifetime. By inspiring, advocating and pursuing success with passion and purpose, lives are changed through hope, happiness, and optimism.

Ruling Year

1959

Principal Officer

Mr. Shawn Jeffers

Main Address

1760 W Algonquin Rd

Palatine, IL 60067 USA

Keywords

Children, Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities, foster care, adoption, art, media arts, residential care

EIN

36-2434562

 Number

0988511542

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Residential, Custodial Care (Group Home) (P70)

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Our programs

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Children's Residential Program

Adult Residential Program

Families One (home-based services)

Vocational Services

Center for the Arts

Center for Health & Wellness

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We assist hundreds of children and adults along with their families throughout the Chicago area by providing education, training, skills and encouragement. Our goal is to make tomorrow better than today by continually making great strides to further enrich the lives of those we serve and help them flourish.

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Little City Foundation

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

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No