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."

Community Workshop and Training Center’s apartments offer individuals life skills training while living in an apartment/home setting. Support services are provided to all residents on an individual basis dependent on their needs and preferences. Some of the areas of support may include: financial management, meal preparation, benefits and access to the community.

Operations:

24 Hours A Day

Email:
General Information
mrobinson@cwtc.org
Entrance Requirements

- 18 years of age or older.

- Must have a documented developmental

  disability.

- Must meet HUD guidelines.

- Commitment to maximizing independent

   living skills

- Ability to take action for self-preservation in

   the event of an emergency. 

Staff Requirements

All staff members are trained in basic first aid, CPR and CPI (crisis intervention). Prior case management experience required. Staff is trained in Illinois mandated Rule 50.

Mary Ann

Mary Ann has been a resident in an apartment in Peoria for many years. Over the past few years, she has made significant progress improving her quality of life. Facing some major health problems, Mary Ann took an aggressive approach to diet and exercise, with the assistance of her case manager, and now has managed to get her health problems under control. She has become her own payee for her Social Security benefits and works with staff to maintain financial stability by budgeting her own money. She also participates in CWTC’s self-advocacy group. Mary Ann has been successful in setting realistic goals and achieving them.