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 60 locations across Chicagoland, Clearbrook is proud to report that 92 percent of every dollar raised goes directly into our programs and services.


As we continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Clearbrook has taken extra precautionary measures to enhance our infection control efforts and minimize exposure. We are working with DPH/CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of the individuals we serve and our staff. In this evolving situation, our policies adapt based on recommendations from the experts. Please reach out to us with any questions.

See how we are responding to COVID-19.


To make a donation, please contact:

Financial: Annie Palubicki at apalubicki@clearbrook.org or (847) 385-5005

Supplies (masks, cleaning, etc.): Bobbi Drews at bdrews@clearbrook.org or (847) 385-5019

If you would like to buy meals or other items for our individuals:

CILA: Dave Boggs at dboggs@clearbrook.org or (847) 385-5010

ICF: Jessica Smart at jsmart@clearbrook.org or (847) 385-5379

Watch the Governor share a few of the amazing things our staff is doing.

What We Do

About Us

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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Volunteer, donate, or attend a special event to support Clearbrook

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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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Featured Event

Upcoming Events

Virtual Friends Wine & Craft Beer Tasting @ Virtual
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Our annual Friends Wine and Craft Beer Tasting looks a little different this year. Join us virtually for some fun—wine and beer included! Martin Ray Winery and Church Street Brewery will be offering wine and beer packages. As you sip your drinks in the comfort of your home, both Martin Ray Winery and Church Street Brewery will share a little about their products.

The evening’s fun includes a chance to win a Peloton Bike and other cool items during the silent auction. Wine connoisseurs and all those who want to enjoy a glass for a good cause are welcome! Check back for more details to come. Online REGISTRATION coming soon!

33rd Annual Shining Star Ball @ Virtual or The Four Seasons Chicago
Apr 23 all-day

April 23, 2021 | Contact Hillary Mittelman for more information at 847-385-5009.

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 33rd Annual Shining Star Ball on Friday, April 23.

Depending on the pandemic, this year’s event will take place virtually or in-person. Our individuals rely on the funds raised from this event to live their fullest lives possible.

Check back for more details to come. Online REGISTRATION coming soon.

If the event is in-person, it will take place at The Four Seasons Chicago (120 E. Delaware)


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