HSS News

Laskowski Brings His Passion for Person-Centered Services to HSS

Craig Laskowski didn’t intentionally seek out a career working with individuals with disabilities — he believes his path in life led him there. Laskowski went to McKendree University to play baseball, not knowing exactly what he wanted to do professionally. … Continue reading

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HSS Chooses Name for New B & B with Help From Clients, Staff

Our clients and staff offered many suggestions for the name of of our new bed and breakfast at 4505 HH Road in Waterloo, but the winning moniker is one that just “felt right” to all who heard it. Our bed … Continue reading

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2018 Shine Your Light Gala

I am thankful.  I am overwhelmed.  I am amazed. Frankly, words fail to describe exactly how I feel about the generosity of this community. This was the first time in history that our organization, Human Support Services, made this kind … Continue reading

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HSS Special Olympians Show Their Spirit at Spring Games

On April 28, we were proud to watch our team of athletes compete in the Spring Games for Special Olympics Illinois — including one champ who showed us all what it means to persevere. This athlete fell during her race … Continue reading

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In a Mental Health Crisis, Simply Wanting to Help Isn’t Enough

Ethan Call, a college student, was worried when he noticed that his friend — who normally attended church every Sunday — didn’t show up to teach Sunday School that day. He knew she had been struggling with depression and anxiety. … Continue reading

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