We Are Clearbrook

Clearbrook empowers adults and children with intellectual/developmental disabilities to live their fullest lives possible. We’re proud of our deep expertise that spans six decades—allowing us to care for an array of unique needs. 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.

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What We Do

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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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“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

The Roaring Twenties @ The Library
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Happy days are here again! Grab your closest friends and come support Clearbrook at The Roaring Twenties, an Associate Board fundraising event. This year’s event will be held at a hidden gem of Chicago, The Library at 190 N. LaSalle. The event will feature cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, gambling, DJ & dancing, entertainment, silent auction, and more!

Clearbrook is following the CDC and IDPH guidelines for group gatherings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the event will be held in person on Friday, November 12th. We hope you will join us at this year’s event!

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

Ticket price: $125 (includes $25 in gambling chips)

*Must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test within 72 hours of the event upon arrival.



34th Annual Shining Star Ball @ The Four Seasons Chicago
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm


Members of the Shining Star Ball committee work tirelessly each year to make the ball a spectacular event.

A dazzling crowd of Chicago’s elite is expected to mix and mingle at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel Chicago (120 E. Delaware Place) at Clearbrook’s 34th Annual Shining Star Ball. You will not want to miss this event! Registration information coming soon.


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