The Employment First Act focuses on breaking down barriers and supporting people with I/DD and/or mental illness in their desire to obtain jobs and wages in the community. Read more Employment Matters Success Stories.

OnPointe Training and Consulting

OnPointe provides training and consultation services on evidence-based programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental illness. Click here to learn more.

Remembering Doug Cygan 

We are deeply saddened by the news of Doug Cygan’s passing. Our organization was truly honored to have Doug as a member of the NorthPointe family, and he will be greatly missed. Click here to read more.



NorthPointe is one of three organizations in Illinois, and the ONLY one in Lake County providing behavioral health services to people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. 

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We are thrilled to announce Main Street Social has partnered with our Table Top Farmer program! As of last week this outstanding restaurant began incorporating micro-greens grown by NorthPointe farmers into their dishes! 

Located at 608 North Milwaukee Avenue, Main Street Social offers riffs on classic Italian-Mediterranean fare, as well as fine wines & craft libations.To learn more about Main Street Social, to see a menu, or make a reservation today visit www.mainstreetsoc.com and please be sure to mention NorthPointe sent you!

The Green Room Displays ART360 Art

The fine folks at the Green Room of Libertyville will be featuring paintings created by ART360 program participants in their restaurant this month. 

The Green Room is a lively, homelike “world bistro.” The menu blends comfort food from numerous cultures with haute cuisine in a family friendly environment. For more information on this awesome restaurant or to view a full  menu please visit: http://www.thegreenroomlibertyville.com/

  Left to right: James C., Gary R., Cory P., Brian D., Monica R., Front: Regina Peet, DSP and Susanna M.

2018 Speak Up Speak Out Summit 

Six self-advocates from NorthPointe Resources participated in the Speak Up Speak Out Summit in Springfield, IL on October 30/31, 2018; Susanna M. Corey P., Gary R., James C., Monica R., Brian D.,

The Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities sponsors the summit, and this years theme was “My Voice Will Be Heard”. 

Two Self-Advocates from NorthPointe presented at the Summit; Gary R. and James C. – Gary R. presented and shared on “Making Changes For Success” and James C. presented “How Self Advocacy Changed My Life” and shared his story which highlighted his self-advocacy journey and how the Alliance Ambassador Program changed his life.

Caregiver Connections CARF InternationalHealth Matters Program  IARF OnPointe Training & Consulting

Since 1953, NorthPointe Resources has served people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and/or mental illness in Northern Illinois counties. NorthPointe Resources offers a variety of support services developed to ensure program participants achieve the highest levels of independence and community involvement. Every year there are approximately 500 participants in NorthPointe’s community-focused award-winning programs.