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Serving People with special needs by empowering them to realize their full potential.
TradeWinds provides services for children of all abilities and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities including Childcare, Summer Camp and Speech & Occupational Therapy; Adult Day Activity Program & Training (ADAPT), Pre-Vocational Services (Sewing Manufacturing, Sign Shop, Packaging, General Assembly & Order Fulfillment), Employment Services, Residential Group Homes and Supported Living, Respite for Caregivers, Deaf Services and Chicago Lighthouse Low Vision Clinic for residents of Northwest Indiana.

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Services for the Community

TradeWinds provides skill training and job opportunities for our adults with disabilities to earn a paycheck.

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Established through philanthropy and volunteer support, your donations, time or talents to TradeWinds helps people with disabilities achieve greater independence, dignity and personal freedom.

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Angel Tree Wish List

Fulfilled by St. Matthias Church

The families of St. Matthias Roman Catholic Church in Crown Point were very generous this holiday season fulfilling the Angel Tree wish list of our Group Homes. Our Director of Programs & Pre-Vocation, Lynn Strohl, and Maintenance Supervisor, Nate Rouse needed our box truck to pick up the tremendous donation of items. Some of the items on the wish list included kitchenware & appliances, games, sports equipment, art supplies, personal items, movie gift cards, patio & yard furniture – so many things that make a house “your home”. Thank you to all the families of St. Matthias for your generous holiday spirit.

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Upcoming events

TradeWinds 2020 Gala
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Golf Scramble for Kids
Briar Ridge Country Club, Schererville, IN
Luncheon & Style Show
Avalon Manor, Merrillville, IN
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