The Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, (est. 1949) having a low student/teacher ratio, in a self-contained campus with exceptional and credentialed teachers, aides, and medical oversight where needed, has a robust curriculum focused on student development toward independence, productivity and societal participation in a most normal and least restrictive environment.
Moving toward becoming self-sufficient through the responsibility and benefit of work, St. Coletta’s clients are mentored by business savvy staff that provides supervision and assistance tailored to the ability of each person’s success. A substantial bridge in this endeavor is St. Coletta’s corporate partners. Jobbing out product package assembly, sealing, sorting, shrink wrapping, and similar tasks helps them meet deadlines and reduce costs while providing on-the-job-training to prospective future employees.
St. Coletta’s, combined with its Vocational Training, offers comprehensive expert services in a unique community-integrated residential program to enrich the lives of special needs adults. Residential life reflects typical suburban living. Professional residence managers design house-specific routines, chores and activities. Staff, on hand 24/7, engage proactive support strategies in skill sets including personal care, cooking, housekeeping, budgeting, home management, health care, community involvement and others suitable to the individuals, enabling them to live with continued confidence.
St. Coletta’s was awarded the 3rd Place Ribbon for Decorated Vehicle on the Villiage of Tinley Park 2013 Irish Parade. The parade was held on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Although it was raining outside, that didn’t deter our Brothers, Sisters and Colleagues from marching in the parade and passing out candy. Check out the pictures [...]
Creating a Caring Community … – Respect for each individual’s personal dignity – Hospitality, courtesy, kindness – Friendship, openness – Fostering loving relationships Sharing Compassion for Others … – Serving and caring for the poor and oppressed – Concern for justice issues – Taking responsible social action – Offering unselfish service, altruism Reverence for Creation [...]