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."
         

BUSINESS HOURS
7:30AM - 4PM

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Community Workshop and Training Center, Inc. depends on the generosity of individuals in the community, like you, to help people in need. CWTC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.
CWTC is looking for volunteers
to assist our consumers in enhancing their computer skills
or learning new art or music skills. If you have a talent you would like to share with our consumers, please contact
Debra Cline at (309) 686-3300.
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CWTC OUTCOMES

Community Employment

First six months FY 2017
July-December 2016
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Jobs Available!
If you're looking for a job that not only pays but is rewarding, consider working at CWTC. Jobs available are listed HERE and you can download an application HERE!

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MAKE A SCARECROW IS SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT!

CWTC presented their first Make A Scarecrow – Make A Difference event, Saturday September 30th in the CWTC parking lot. Families made their very own scarecrow to take home and display as part of their fall decorating. It was a great day for the entire family! There were Mums for sale, pumpkin painting, food and more! It was a beautiful fall day. See pictures here!

2017 PATHWAY AWARDS DINNER A GRAND SLAM!
The 2017 Pathway Awards Dinner was held on Tuesday September 12th at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in East Peoria, the evening featured a "baseball" theme, and guests wore their favorite major league baseball team apparel or team colors. We honored our "All-Stars", the consumers, that have made extraordinary achievements this year and our "fans", community partners, that have supported us throughout the year. It was a "World Series Event!” See pictures from the event HERE!
CWTC RECEIVES CARF ACCREDITATION!
CWTC is proud to announce that it has been accredited by CARF International for a period of three years for its programs and services. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. CWTC achieved 100% conformance to CARF International standards, demonstrating to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit in May, its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
CWTC INSIDER NOW AVAILABLE!
The latest copy of CWTC Insider is now available. You can see it HERE along with copies of past newsletters. You can sign up to receive it directly to your inbox by visiting HERE!
THANK YOU CENTRAL ILLINOIS BUSINESSES!
CWTC thanks our Central Illinois businesses for
giving adults with disabilities employment opportunities!

A NIGHT OF INSPIRING ART!

The Inspiring Art Abilities Art Show was held at Mt. Hawley Country Club in Peoria on Friday, March 31st. Our many talented artists produced stunning artwork. We appreciate you coming out to support their gifts with your donations and time. A BIG thank you to Jody Tockes of the Hive along with Jacob Grant of Wheel Art Pottery for your patience, support and inspiration in providing our artists a place to create and explore. Also, thank you to the Community Foundation of Central Illinois for supporting this program through grant dollars. See the pictures HERE!

LOOKING TO HELP? WE HAVE A WISHLIST!
Periodically, we get asked if CWTC has a wishlist. Yes, we do! There are a list of items we use on a regular basis. Some we use at the main facility, while others may be used at one of our residential facilities throughout Central Illinois. You may be looking to donate a new item, or have a gently used item you would like to pass along. You can see the list by clicking here!
NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!
Check out our archive of the latest Newsletters as they become available to all of our supporters, employees and consumers. Simply click on "Newsletter" under the "News" tab and view or download the issue you want by clicking the correct picture. It's that simple!
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SPEAK UP!
Our governor and legislators are still debating the budget with no end in sight. Please make sure you let them know how important our services are for adults with disabilities.
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STATE LEGISLATOR CONTACTS
Need to contact your state legislator? You can find contact information for your legislator HERE. Thank you for your support!
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CWTC Upcoming Events

DATES to REMEMBER!

2018 CWTC Super Trivia Challenge!
Friday, January 12, 2018
Par-A-Dice Hotel
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