We Are Clearbrook

Clearbrook is committed to being a leader in creating innovative opportunities, services and supports for people with disabilities.  With a staff of 900+ and more than 50 locations across Chicagoland, Clearbrook is proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into our programs and services.

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Clearbrook is a nonprofit organization serving 8,000+ people each year

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Programs & Services

Clearbrook provides services to children, adults and families impacted by developmental and intellectual disabilities

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With more than 900 employees at 50+ locations across the Chicagoland area – Clearbrook is always hiring!

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“We thought we were taking home 3 healthy babies.  They finally told us that Meredith has cerebral palsy, and that Bradley does too.  How do we get help?  Starting at Clearbrook, we knew we were home. The people there are so genuine and so caring…”

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Upcoming Events

Friends of Clearbrook Presents Mardi Gras Wine and Craft Beer Tasting @ The Westin Chicago Northwest
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Please join us on Saturday, February 22nd for an evening of wine and craft beer tastings, gourmet food stations, raffles, silent auctions, and live music provided by Toast & Jam. All attendees are invited to attend an exclusive after-party at the Westin from 10:30pm-Midnight. The after party will feature a dessert bar, coffee bar, champagne tastings and LIVE entertainment by Zydeco Voodo Band. www.zydecovoodooband.com

Make the evening into a weekend getaway with a special hotel rate for all Clearbrook guest for $95 a night at the Westin.

Raffle Tickets Available!
A highlight of the evening is a chance to win the grand prize raffle for $1,000 cash or a second prize for $500 cash. Winner need not to be present.
1 for $20
3 for $50
7 for $100

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Bingo Night at Arlington Ale House @ Arlington Ale House
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come join us for a night of bingo, drinks, and food! Must be 21+ to participate. Come early to grab your seat, bingo cards, and check out the choice raffle prizes. There will be eight bingo games with eight chances for you to win a prize! The first game will start at 7:00 PM. $20 to attend includes one bingo card, one beer or glass of house wine, and food. You can purchase extra bingo cards at the event for $5 a card.

There is a limited number of bingo cards, register now to guarantee your spot to play!

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12th Annual Mad Hatter Mayhem Pub Crawl
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Grab your favorite drinking partner, and get your crazy hats ready! The 12th annual Mad Hatter Mayhem Pub Crawl presented by Clearbrook’s Associate Board is back on Saturday, April 18, 2020, in Wicker Park! Tickets include a t-shirt, appetizers, giveaways, and MORE! Bar list coming soon!

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Shining Star Ball @ Four Seasons Chicago Hotel
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Members of the Shining Star Ball committee who work tirelessly each year to make the Ball a spectacular event


A dazzling crowd of Chicago’s elite will celebrate the 31st Annual Shining Star Ball. The black-tie gala begins with cocktails and a silent auction at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a live auction at 7:30 p.m.

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Clearbrook Candy Days @ A suburb near you!
May 8 @ 6:30 am – 6:30 pm

Jelly Belly Days 2019 was a great success, thanks to the support of Clearbrook clients, volunteers, families and friends!
We hope to see you next year on Friday, May 8th and Saturday May 9th 2020!

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