Career Center offers pre-employment training and retirement programs individually designed to meet individual needs.
Programs are designed to provide a variety of experiences to assist
people in developing the necessary skills to make informed choices
about their lives, as well as increase their level of independence.
Community integration is a large part of the total program.
Welles Career Center offers an Art program, a Woodworking program, a
Horticulture program, as well as an Alternative program, Retirement
program and Sensory
Consultant services, including Physical Therapy, Occupational
Therapy, Audiology, and Speech & Language Pathology are available to
all program participants, and others on a referral basis.
Welles Workshop operates year round, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday
The Arc of Iroquois County is a human service organization committed
to promoting opportunities for people with disabilities.
Our goal is to provide hands on experiences and work opportunities
for the people we support, utilizing the various tasks associated
with running a greenhouse. We also feel this is an excellent
resource for the people we support to integrate with members of the
community. We partner with amateur and master gardeners from
the county, invite local elementary classrooms for field trips, and
have community contact during retail hours of the
We currently serve over 90 people through our pre-employment program at
Welles Career Center and they all benefit greatly from the
opportunities this presents them.
excellent leisure outlet for people residing in our local nursing
homes, independent and assisted living facilities.
700 East Elm Street
Watseka, IL 60970
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