AID COVID-19 UPDATES:

*VIRUTAL* AID ANNUAL MEETING

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 3:00 PM Join us for a VIRTUAL Annual Meeting to recognize client achievement and honor the generosity and dedication of volunteers, community supporters, and employees who helped make 2019 a success for AID! Note: Individuals wishing to virtually attend MUST RSVP to receive a webinar access code.CLICK HERE TO RSVP…

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Give DeKalb County

THANK YOU to all who supported AID on #GIVINGTUESDAYNOW. Our supporters truly help us continue to give the best possible care to individuals in our residential homes and those receiving mental health and crisis services. We are humbled by the tremendous outpouring of support on #GIVINGTUESDAYNOW and today is a new day of giving: Give Dekalb County! Donations to…

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#GIVINGTUESDAYNOW (May 5, 2020)

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This global day of unity to take place on May 5, 2020, as a response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. This is a great opportunity to show your support for AID and help…

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COVID-19 UPDATE #8

Governor Pritzker announced that he was going to extend the Stay-At-Home Order through May 30th. When this new Order begins on May 1st, there will be some slight lifting of a handful of restrictions but nothing will change for AID. Community Day Services will continue to be closed, staff will continue to work, on-site and remotely…

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AID Annual Meeting 2020 *CANCELLED*

Unfortunately, the AID Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 13 has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We would like to take a moment to recognize ALL client achievements and honor the generosity and dedication of our volunteers, community supporters and employees who made 2019 a success!

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COVID-19 UPDATE #7

AID Staff: The sunshine has been bright but the storm continues. Here are the latest pieces of information for you: ·        Community Day Services (CDS) have been closed indefinitely and will only resume when the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities tells us to do so. ·        New recommendations have been issued by the…

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We need YOUR support during this COVID-19 Crisis

March 24, 2020 Dear AID supporter, We are all navigating through very unusual and unsettling times. None of us has ever experienced anything quite like this before. Our Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) homes, I-CILA homes and Behavioral Health Supervised Residential Settings are open and our Community Support Team, Crisis Line of the Fox Valley and…

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COVID-19 UPDATE #6

The Governor of the State of Illinois just announced a Stay at Home Order to begin on Saturday, March 21st at 5pm through Tuesday, April 7, 2020. All grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations will remain open and people can still go to these businesses. Essential workers of organizations like AID that provides food, shelter, healthcare,…

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COVID-19 UPDATE #5

Testing for the Coronavirus is becoming more readily available which means we are going to see the numbers of confirmed cases continue to increase. It doesn’t mean that more people are sick, just that we have more tests to confirm the illness. As we are preparing for worse case scenarios, including when clients and staff…

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COVID-19 UPDATE #4

These are the newest actions being taken at AID: ·         All group services provided by AID staff will be suspended as of 3/18/2020 (i.e. mental health groups) ·         All AID locations will be closed to the general public as of 3/18/2020. All psychiatric clinics will continue as scheduled to ensure access to maintenance medications. Any AID Therapy…

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COVID-19 UPDATE #3

The Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Developmental Disabilities announced last night the requirement to close all Community Day Services (CDS) Programs through April 15th. Letters will be sent to the families and guardians of CDS clients. We will be keeping AID CILA residents at AID CILA homes and Community clients will be staying…

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COVID-19 UPDATE #2

The Association for Individual Development cares deeply about our clients and staff! In order to ensure that we are able to meet our clients’ core needs for food, shelter and medication and after reviewing new guidance from the Illinois Department of Human Services, AID will put in place the following protocols as of Monday, March…

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COVID-19 Update #1

AID has been monitoring the suggested responses to slow the potential transmission of the novel coronavirus. After reviewing the CDC, Illinois Department of Public Health and county health departments websites, AID will be implementing the following steps: ·        Posting the CDC Stop the Spread of Germs flyer in all bathrooms and common areas of all AID…

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