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MOPD hosts two annual community-focused Summits. These events are convened to assist young people with disabilities (and their families), particularly SSA beneficiaries, as they begin the transition from high school to post-secondary education and/or job training and placement. These Summits serve as a "connector" for youth to available resources within the community to support their attainment of self-sufficiency.
Join the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Employment Services Unit Social Security Work Incentive Planning & Assistance Project (WIPA) & Program Partners 18th Annual Youth/Young Adults with Disabilities Event.
Date: Saturday March 23, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Field Office – 2102 West Ogden Avenue, Chicago Illinois 60612
This event’s purpose is to assist parents, guardians, & SSA Rep-Payee of Youth and Young Adults, as well as SSA recipients, navigate education, job training & placement services.
Service Providers Organizations are invited to collaborate with us as we support Youth and Young adults transition to adulthood with:
The Program Partners listed below will provide resources:
There is free parking adjacent to the building, Space is limited. Register by Calling 312.746.5743, or register online.
Reasonable Accommodations are available upon request.
Please call 312/746-5743,(Phone) 312/746-5713 (TTY) or 312/746-5749 (Fax)
L. Paige Program Director: (Email) Lavonzell.Paige@cityofchicago.org
This publication is made possible by a grant from the Social Security Administration # WIPA-/WIP1305036-01-00. These contents are solely the responsibility of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and its WIPA project and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Social Security Administration.