Anixter Center

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Mission

The mission of Anixter Center is to provide an array of services and supports for people with disabilities and related challenges to live, learn, work and play in the community.

Our Values

Person Centered: We affirm the worth, capacity and contributions of all people and treat everyone with dignity and respect. We promote self advocacy and advocate for full human rights and participation in the community. We offer education and support to make informed choices. We value working together using our diverse talents and experiences to support individuals in leading a self-directed and full life.

Commitment to Employees: We value our employees and provide a supportive, culturally sensitive work environment with opportunities for professional development and growth.

Open And Honest Communication: We foster an accessible environment in which respectful communication and the exchange of ideas can occur.

Informed Action: We strive to exceed expectations by basing our practice on the best available research and operational experience. With a vision toward being the best, we actively seek ways to improve and innovate through ongoing customer and employee feedback and by promoting a continuous learning environment.

Collaboration: We achieve our mission and inspire communities through teamwork with people living with or at risk of disabilities, families, donors, volunteers, community members, our employees, and other professional partners.

Excellence: We maintain a disciplined, results-oriented organization and operate within the highest ethical standards in all of our working relationships and business practices.

 

 

New Focus to Close June 16, 2017

It is with great sadness that I announce the closing of our New Focus program effective June 16, 2017. New Focus cares for individuals who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. The main funding source for New Focus, a major grant from the Employment Division of DHS, will be terminated... Read more

Anixter Center’s May 16 “Access for All” Benefit Honors Christopher G. Kennedy

Anixter Center’s May 16 “Access for All” BenefitHonors Christopher G. Kennedy 6th Annual Benefit to be held at Morgan Manufacturing Chicago, Illinois – (March 16, 2017) — Anixter Center, one of the largest nonprofits in the Chicago area serving people with disabilities, will honor philanthropist and businessman Chris Kennedy at its annual... Read more

Anixter Center 6th Annual Access for All Gala - Photo Album

Thank You to All Who Supported Our 2017 Annual Spring Benefit Read more

 

Anixter Center Success | Margaret

Anixter Center Success | Margaret

Margaret definitely knows what she wants—a job. And she also knows what it will take to get one—better job skills and her GED. Anixter Center is supporting her all the... Read more

 

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