Helping Hand

Helping Hand


Non Profit/Healthcare

About Us

Helping Hand (HH) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities in Cook County and greater Chicagoland communities. We offer a wide range of person-centered programs and services that enhance the educational, therapeutic, residential, and employment opportunities for those we serve. Our programs and services include a School for Children with Intellectual Disabilities, progressive employment programs that promote inclusive workplaces, pediatric therapies (occupational and speech/language), high school transition services, Community Living (CILA), and specialized programs for seniors with disabilities.

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  • School for Children with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Outpatient Programs
  • Adult Programs
  • Employment Services
  • Community Living (CILA)


Marketing and Outreach Associate
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
Position Summary: Helping Hand is looking to add a Marketing and Outreach Associate to our team to play a key role in helping grow funds raised and support our mission. We are seeking a creative mind with an eye for detail and the skills to help us effectively share our story. This position will be instrumental in the planning and implementation of a wide range of Advancement projects. Key more
Contact: Emily Mantucca
Phone:(708) 352-3580


Fundraiser for Helping Hand at BuckleDown Brewing
  • The Helping Hand Associate Board is thrilled to host their first fundraiser of the year at BuckleDown Brewing in Lyons on Saturday, March 25th!
  • Saturday Mar 25, 2023
Spotlight on Blue: Autism Awareness Event
  • Join Helping Hand for a fun afternoon of education and autism awareness at the Helping Hand School's second annual Spotlight on Blue event on Sunday, April 2nd!
  • Sunday Apr 2, 2023
24th Annual Gala: An Evening of Transformation
24th Annual Gala: An Evening of Transformation
  • Join Helping Hand for their 24th Annual Gala: An Evening of Transformation on Friday, April 28th!
  • Friday Apr 28, 2023

Rep/Contact Info

Emily Mantucca
Director of Development
Erika Vavrik
VP of Advancement

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