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Fulfilling Our Mission

Inside this month’s Leaflet you will find an article speaking about the accrediting body, the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL). We decided to seek out this accreditation to ensure that the focus of our programs and supports at Garden Center Services will always be on each individual that we serve, and will be driven […]

March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month

Wow, it’s hard to believe it’s already March! The new year has been flying by and it feels like we’ve hardly had any winter. Trust me, I’m not complaining!!  You’ll find in this Leaflet a nice article by Associate Executive Director Cindy Haworth about Developmental Disabilities awareness month. It was President Ronald Reagan that formally […]

It’s Time to Give Thanks

Be Mindful, Be Grateful, Be Positive, Be True, Be Kind” -Roy T. Bennett As much as I enjoy the season of Christmas, I feel that at this time in our lives Thanksgiving needs to be our most revered and celebrated holiday. Not so much for the history and myth that are its underpinnings, but because […]

DSP Appreciation Week is Here!

You will see in the September/October issue of The Leaflet where Cindy Haworth, our Associate Executive Director, and several other leadership staff at Garden Center Services, started off as direct support professionals. I myself, after a life changing experience spent volunteering at a church program supporting children with developmental and learning disabilities, decided at the […]

Illinois Grants an Increase!

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Gautama Buddha Dear Friends of Garden Center Services; the picture of me this time is of me finding a fun way to announce to our wonderful employees the news regarding a substantial increase to our rates from the Illinois […]