18-TRADE Industries, founded in 1967, is a Not for Profit organization whose purpose is to provide rehabilitation services, which enhance the lives of people with disabilities. A group of parents came together with concerns about extending the educational and training opportunities for their sons and daughters with disabilities. The first programs were orientated toward education and vocational training. As TRADE grew, providing work opportunities became important. In recent years, TRADE has made a concerted effort to expand its residential services.
Over the years, TRADE, in response to the needs of our region, has provided a variety of quality services. These have included vocational assessment and training; supported employment and job placement; residential services and support; mental health services including assessment, treatment, and day treatment; substance abuse assessment, education, and counseling; and emergency care for the homeless. TRADE is constantly adjusting services to meet the needs of the community it serves.
In 1988 TRADE Industries added Community Integrated Living Arrangements (CILA) Homes. These sites serve adults with developmental disabilities who need help with day to day living.
TRADE Industries is licensed by Department of Human Services (DHS) in all required Illinois Statutes and Rules in the following area:
Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA)
TRADE Industries provides services 24 hours a day 7 days a week. It's office hours are Monday-Friday 8-4.
TRADE Industries has developed an Outcome Measurement that gives information about operations, changes, consumers served, and upcoming changes at TI for the past year.
505 S. McCoy Ave
P.O. Box 70
Mc Leansboro, IL 62859
TRADE Industries regretfully announces the retirement of Dick Deitz from our Board of Directors after 28 years of service. Mr. Deitz started on our Board in January, 1995. He served in various roles on committees, as well as holding different officer positions. Mr. Deitz was a strong political voice advocating on behalf of TRADE, its staff, and clientele. His knowledge, voice of experience, and jovial presence will be missed at board meetings. TRADE Industries' Board of Directors, staff, and clientele wish Dick a happy retirement.