At the Heart of Independent Living

Libenu is at the forefront of independence and inclusion for people with disabilities and is internationally recognized as one of the most innovative organizations in the United States. Libenu uses person-centered planning to provide a gold standard of care in all of its programs. Libenu’s mission is to provide residential, vocational, and respite opportunities for people with disabilities to live with dignity and respect, as fully included members of the Jewish community.

Our Programs

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

The Libenu Foundation is the innovative leader in providing the gold standard of kosher residential services for Jewish adults with disabilities in Chicago.

VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND DAY PROGRAMS

Vocational training and gainful, supported employment are among the most critical needs for adults with disabilities; yet, opportunities for meaningful vocational training, job placement, supervision, and coaching are scarce.

LEV CHICAGO RESPITE

Parents who have a child with special needs often find themselves overwhelmed with the constant demands of caring for their child while trying to balance the equally important needs of their family.

SOCIAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Join Libenu on a number of inclusive community outings each month! Our clients regularly enjoy going to fun activities in Chicago.

EDUCATION AND SPEAKERS

Libenu is committed to providing informative lectures and classes to foster inclusive community environments.

CONSULTATION

Libenu provides a variety of consultative services to organizations and individuals worldwide who wish to replicate our programs in their own communities.

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