HOPE STARTS HERE
Center for Independent Futures is an Evanston, Illinois, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities live full and more independent lives.
We create sustainable solutions through community living options, personal networks, and lifelong planning and education, tailored to support individuals and families as well as schools and agencies.
For many of us, our plans for 2020 have been upended by COVID-19 and stay at home policies enacted by state and local governments. Whether our plans were big vacations or little everyday meetings, we can feel a sense of dissonance. You might not feel connected to people or places the same way you felt … Continue reading “Staying Connected Through COVID-19”
This message was updated Monday, March 30th to reflect an extension of our remote working hours through at least April 30th and a new date for SPARK 2020. Dear community members, Over the past 2 weeks, our staff at Independent Futures has considered several options to meet the challenges posed by effects of the … Continue reading “A Message From Our Executive Director on COVID-19”
Jonathan Shuman is a man who loves to travel the world, viewing the world in a positive and friendly way. He wants to share how he uses our philosophy of “create your journey” to live out his dreams. These are his thoughts from his trip to The Netherlands and Belgium. Visiting Brussels, Belgium Today, my … Continue reading “Jonathan’s Double Dutch Trip to The Netherlands and Belgium”