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TradeWinds
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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Giving Back to Benefit Others

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

Recent News

Target Volunteers help with Arts & Crafts

5 volunteers from the Target Merrillville store visited TradeWinds for a few hours on Friday, February 21st to work with our adult participants on arts & crafts projects. Everyone had a great time making colorful paintings. Thank you Target volunteers for donating your time and talent.

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Upcoming events

May
02
2020
The Treasure of TradeWinds Gala - Postponed
The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Jul
13
2020
Golf Scramble for Kids
Briar Ridge Country Club, Schererville, IN
Oct
24
2020
Luncheon & Style Show
Avalon Manor, Merrillville, IN
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