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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 developmental 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.

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Strack & Van Til CheckOut Challenge

Thank You for Supporting TradeWinds

Strack and Van Til Food Market, their cashiers and customers raised $29,579 during the Checkout Challenge for TradeWinds Services May 16-29. The monies raised will go towards children and adults with diverse abilities for camps, art projects, community outings and life experiences. Pictured here, from left to right, Dave Wilkinson COO of Strack and Van Til Food Market, Lisa Tatina, Director of Donor Development and Marketing and TradeWinds Services and Jeff Strack, CEO and President of Strack and Van Til Food Market.

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Limited Teams Available for the Golf Scramble for Kids
Briar Ridge Country Club, Schererville, IN
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