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.

What We Do

About Us

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

Learn More

Programs & Services

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

Read More

Get Involved

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

Learn how


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

Search Jobs

Not seeing what you’re looking for?

Contact Us to learn more


“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…”

Hear Our Story

Help others like the Evans Family


Upcoming Events

The Great Gatsby @ The Library
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Grab your closest friends and come support Clearbrook at this year’s Associate Board Fundraising Event, The Great Gatsby. We are excited to announce that this year’s event will be held in a hidden gem of Chicago, Library at 190 N. LaSalle. Come enjoy the night, featuring cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvrse, DJ & dancing, entertainment, silent auction and more!

We hope you will join us at this year’s event!

From now until October 15th get your ticket for only $100! From October 16th – November 15th tickets increase to $125.

Clearbrook’s Associate Board is a group of Chicago-land area professionals committed to creating awareness for Clearbrook in the city of Chicago and raising funds for our cause through two annual events. This event has been the Associate Board’s flagship fundraiser for over 10 years.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Click here for the invitation
and sponsorship details
Click here to become a sponsor
First Look for Charity at
the 2020 Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The First Look for Charity is the nation’s largest auto show and a formal gala benefiting Clearbrook and 17 other vital charities in the Chicagoland area. Now in its 29th year the First Look offers complimentary hors d’oeuvres, champagne, wine, soft drinks and desserts all on the show floor. Clearbrook’s hospitality suite will be open all evening beginning at 5:30 pm and provide a forum to meet and greet, enjoy the open bar, appetizers, entertainment, photo booth and complimentary coat check. Remember – this is a tax deductible contribution. **Special Hyatt Hotel Rates Available*

Click here to register

A Grapevine of Friends Wine & Craft Beer Tasting @ The Westin Chicago Northwest
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm

Please join us at the Westin Chicago Northwest in Itasca on Saturday, February 22nd for an evening of wine and craft beer tastings, gourmet food, raffles, and silent auctions, and live music. Wine connoisseurs and all those who want to enjoy a glass for a good cause are welcome!

Click here to register

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.

Check back for more details to come.

Jelly Belly 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!

Click here to volunteer (coming soon)

Facebook Feed

Homepage News Stories

Connect with Clearbrook

View Our Videos