Annual Youth & Young Adults with Disabilities’ Job Readiness Event

MOPD Event PhotoSaturday, March 24, 2018
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities’ Employment Services Unit SSA Work Incentive Planning & Assistive Staff and collaborating Community Program Partners, which include city, state, federal agencies, case managers, counselors, job developer & employers will work with young adults to

  • improve job readiness job search,
  • resume writing skills,
  • accessing adult services.
  • understand the impact SSI and SSDI benefits have on education and work.

2102 W. Ogden Avenue,
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Register by calling: (312)746-5743or Register online at

*Counseling to parents & students to understand the impact SSI and SSDI benefits may have on education and work will be offered during this time.

9th Annual College Summit for Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities

Mayor's Office For People with Disabilities LogoMayor's Office For People with Disabilities LogoThe Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities’ Employment Services Unit will be hosting its 9th annual College Summit for Students with Disabilities.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

MOPD Field Office

2102 W. Ogden Ave.

Chicago, IL 60612

At this event MOPD hopes to expose students with disabilities to the myriad of options at their disposal when it is their turn to decide the next steps in their efforts to reach their desired goals.

What is CCC’s College to Careers (C2C) Program?
The partnerships between City Colleges and industry leaders, the CCC will provide detailed information on its Occupational Programs in six of the fastest-growing fields.

Hot breakfast will be served
Registration: 8:30 am
Program: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

For more information:
Ph: 312.746.5743
TTY: 312.746.5713
Fax: 312.746.5749

Reasonable Accommodations requests
Pre-registration through 4/13/15 – On site registration available

CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST: Transitioning to 2014: Support Group Meeting For Families of Students with Disabilities.

Mom and DaughterCANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST: Transitioning to 2014: Support Group Meeting For Families of Students with Disabilities.

With one month and two weeks into 2014, what are your hopes for child in this fairly new year?  Have you set any new goals?  Are your goals obtainable? Is there a plan in place to realistically reach these goals. Can these goals be implemented into your child’s IEP?

CANCELLED Saturday February 8, 2014
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM