Our New "Normal"
During the COVID-19 pandemic, DSPs have been instrumental in supporting members in staying connected to their larger communities, families, and friends. Although the pandemic has prevented in-person connections, DSPs have found ways to maintain a sense of community and ensure our member's needs are safely met. DSPs have helped setup zoom calls with members families to he
Beyond Direct Service: Direct Support Provider’s give their hearts
Envision Unlimited provides community living supports for over 350 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and Mental Illness in the Chicago area. Although our Community Living Program's workforce is large, those most essential to our success are the DSPs.
Cross Country Connections During Coronavirus
For 33 years, the philanthropic arm of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, known as The Ability Experience has sponsored an annual “Journey of Hope” cross-country bike ride to create awareness and raise funds to support people with disabilities. While en-route, participating cyclists stop along the way to enjoy “Friendship Visits” with organizations that serve individuals with disabilities, like Envision Unlimited.