Community Workshop & Training Center, Inc.
"Our Central Illinois organization provides programs and services to adults
with disabilities; enriching their quality of life, promoting social change
and optimizing their potential for independence."

                               General Information

CWTC was founded in 1960 by a group of parents wanting to provide their adult age children job skills training and continuing educational opportunities. Our organization started with 13 consumers and one staff member and now serves an average 600 individuals on an annual basis throughout central Illinois with a staff of 150.

Our programming focuses on four areas: organizational employment, community employment, community integration, and community living. We are a member of the Heart of Illinois United Way and are accredited by the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission (CARF), a nationwide organization setting and monitoring standards for organizations providing services to people with disabilities. Our accredited services and programs are:

Community Services

  • Community Housing
  • Community Integration
  • Supported Living

Employment Services


  • Community Employment Services, Job Development
  • Employee Development Services
  • Employment Planning Services 
  • Employment Supports
  • Organizational Employment Services
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Community Integration
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation (Adults)