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Welles 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 program.

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 through Friday.

The Arc of Iroquois County is a human service organization committed to promoting opportunities for people with disabilities.


The Greenhouse


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 selling season.

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
(815) 432-5288

 

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