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CWTC Residential


For 55 years, the Community Workshop & Training Center Inc., has been serving the varied needs of local adults with disabilities. A not-for-profit organization, CWTC provides assistance in three main areas: community services, employment services, and community integration. The group also offers a comprehensive community living program featuring a 24-hour staff (available in some facilities and intermittent in others), case management, and coordinated ancillary services.

In order to qualify for the programs offered by CWTC, individuals must be 18 years of age or older. Additionally, the participants must have a documented developmental disability, physical disability, or reoccurring mental illness. Finally, candidates must demonstrate a desire to achieve greater independence in their lives. Additional entrance criteria may apply depending on the program of interest.

CWTC’s Approach to Care

The individuals served by CWTC participate in person-centered planning, which allows the consumer in question to set his or her own goals while enabling family, friends, and other interested parties to participate in the process should the consumer desire. Through person-centered planning, Community Workshop & Training Center consumers are able to have meaningful input into the programs and services they receive.

At CWTC, the first priority is to treat every adult with disabilities with the dignity and respect he or she deserves. For more information about affordable housing and other opportunities, call RCPM today. You can also check out CWTC’s expert programs for adults living with disabilities.

New Hope
SSOC’s Supportive Housing Services seek to end homelessness in our community by providing safe, affordable housing and on-site services that empower residents to increase their independence, improve their quality of life, and maintain their housing on a permanent basis. With 148 units, SSOC is the largest provider of supportive housing for homeless veterans, individuals and families in the area. Providing a place to live is only the beginning. SSOC works to ensure each family or individual is able to maintain their home with services and support dedicated to helping each build the self-sufficiency and the skills they need to change their lives.

  • New Hope Apartments – an 84 unit efficiency apartment communal living facility
For information on accessing housing services, contact our Homeless Outreach Team by calling 309/674-7310 or visiting our office at 202 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria during regular business hours – Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Contact Information

3215 N. University Street
Peoria, Illinois 61604
Phone: 309-686-3300
Fax: 309-686-0316
Web: http://www.cwtc.org/contactus.html