Address: 570 West Lamm Road, Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: (815) 235-7181
Fax: (815) 235-7180
Contact: Sue Swanson, Executive Director
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"Malcolm Eaton Enterprises encourages and assists people with disabilities, and those who touch their lives, by promoting informed choice and creating opportunities which foster independent community living, work and play."
Membership involvement creates a partnership between you and Malcolm Eaton Enterprises in which we are able to successfully achieve and fund our mission.
As we move toward the future, your membership contribution will enable us to provide a lifetime of the highest quality supports and services for children and adults with disabilities.
Developmental Training: Malcolm Eaton Enterprises' Developmental Training Program instructs individuals with severe and/or multiple disabilities on practical life and job skills both at the Malcolm Eaton Center and community settings.
Specific skills taught include: Life Skills Training:
* writing skills
* money management
* grooming & hygiene
* meal planning & food preparation.
* use of library and other community facilities.
* personal fitness programs.
Training individuals to perform skills that will one day aid them in securing their own job within the community is the goal of Malcolm Eaton Enterprises' Community Employment Program. Hands-on work experience at our production center in packaging, light assembly, food service, custodial contracts and lawn care is the basis of the program. In addition, interactive classes in team work, employer expectations, and problem solving are taught to give the individual the overall skills necessary to work independently within the community.
A job evaluation takes place at the Malcolm Eaton Center to discover interests, skills, and desires of the individual.
On-site, short-term job coaching by Malcolm Eaton Enterprises' staff guide the individual and employer through the orientation of the new employee, develop an established work routine, and assist with specific job skills training.
Continued, long-term support services for all individuals whom competitive employment has not traditionally occurred, is provided by Malcolm Eaton Enterprises' staff. With staff, individuals are able to maintain successful performance of job duties expected by employers as the individual grows and changes with the job. Our consumer focused, state-of-the-art program assures your company will have a trained, experienced and dedicated employee on their staff. Individuals receive increased independence, greater self-esteem and recognition within the community by working for your company.
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