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Start the new year right by supporting Esperanza! Every gift makes a huge impact on adults and children with disabilities.
Reflecting on 2022
Esperanza Community Services began as a therapeutic day school in 1969 by Guadalupe Reyes. She was driven to help her son Bobby, …
Invest in Andy’s Future
Engaging with art is essential to the human experience. Art promotes freedom of creative expression, which helps students relax and think differently. …
Esperanza opens transformative sensory space
When Esperanza occupational therapists James and Holly set out to create a dedicated sensory space, they did not envision the immediate impact …
What We Do
We serve hundreds of children and adults with Autism and other disabilities, along with their families throughout Chicago, by providing life-changing support to help them achieve their fullest potential and become as independent as possible.
Why we do it
For 50 years, we have helped people build academic and life skills that lead to independence, happiness, and a higher quality of life. For every person we support to achieve a goal, a family becomes stronger and our entire community is enriched.
How we do it
We offer a range of comprehensive services for adults and children with Autism and other disabilities. Our services include Adult residential, adult day training, home-based support, art exploration, and the Esperanza Therapeutic Day School.