The Employment First Act is modeled on a national movement that believes employment in the general workforce is the first and preferred option when exploring goals and a life path for people with disabilities. Simply put, Employment First means breaking down barriers and supporting people with Intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or mental illness in their desire to obtain jobs and wages in the community. Read more Employment Matters Success Stories
OnPointe provides training and consultation services on evidence-based programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental illness. Many of these evidenced-based programs have been developed in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago through our Community Academic Partnership (CAP). One of these programs, HealthMatters™, is nationally recognized.
NorthPointe Resources has launched its ART 360 program, an enterprise offering people with disabilities and/or mental illness the chance to secure income by selling their paintings. To learn more about ART 360 click here.
NorthPointe family members, volunteers, program partners, donors, board members and vendors…. NorthPointe needs your help! We are seeking your input regarding our various programs, services, and staff in an effort to see where we are performing well, and where our organization can make improvements. Just click here to take our Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey. The survey can be completed in under five minutes, and all feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you!