Founded in 1981 by a visionary group of parents, educators and community leaders, Community Support Services was established on the premise that all individuals deserve an optimal chance to live with independence, self-esteem, and personal fulfillment. This fundamental belief continues to inspire our programs and services and motivate our many passionate staff members and volunteers.
CSS has continued to grow strategically and compassionately, striving to better serve people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families. Ours is a story of hope and optimism—a story that speaks of the human ability to create, to achieve, and to make a tangible and lasting difference in the lives of others.
Community Support Services is a private, nonprofit service agency that initiates, provides and promotes services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families, within their communities, in order to strengthen their independence, self esteem, and ability to participate in and contribute to community life.
CSS provides support annually to over 750 children, adults and seniors with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families. We provide services in west suburban Cook County and eastern DuPage County.
To qualify for help from Community Support Services, you must be diagnosed with a developmental disability and:
For more information, please get in touch with our Intake Department. You can reach us at Intake@CSSservices.org or by phone at 708.354.4547 ext. 142.
CSS has maintained the highest level of CARF Accreditation since 1997