At Elim, we know that each individual has been created in the Creator’s image and has a God-given purpose.

Through Elim Christian School, Adult Services, Residential Services, or Ministry Outreach programming, individuals with disabilities are equipped to achieve their highest God-given potential, living their lives glorifying Him!



Join Elim Team TRI in supporting Inner-City HOPE Packs by participating in the Chicago Triathlon on August 29 or 30, 2015! Register as an individual or recruit your own relay team!  Encourage family, friends, and businesses to sponsor you, with proceeds supporting HOPE Packs.


Elim employs over 400 special education professionals and para-professionals in a variety of part- and full-time positions.  Learn more about joining the Elim community and equipping people with disabilities to achieve their highest God-given potential.


HOPE Packs is a wonderful way for a church to come alongside people with disabilities and join them in Kingdom ministry.  1=2. 1 gift impacts 2 lives. Give HOPE Today.

Where is Elim Going?

We believe that God has called Elim to shine its light in a world that often ignores people with disabilities. We invite you to keep up with our 5-year Strategic Vision Plan by clicking here.

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The summer edition of Elim's "Equip" report newsletter is now available, online before the print edition reaches your mailbox!
On June 4, 2015, high school students from Elim Christian Services graduated into the next stage of their lives. Sending them on their way were these words from our retiring art teacher, Kathryn Aggen, who urged all present to be ready to "step out of the boat."
Ben's Success Apr 04, 2015
Elim's autism program strives to meet every student's individualized needs, including Ben's!
April is autism awareness month. Because Elim serves over 150 people who live with autsim, we thought you'd enjoy seeing how your support intersects with the needs and gifts of the autism community.
An enthusiastic and articulate young man, Jace loves playing with Play-Doh, seeing movies, playing computer games, and cheering for his beloved Blackhawks. Life isn’t always easy for Jace, but Jace knows God is with him. Recently, Jace told his teacher, “When I’m sad or upset, I pray and I read...


Friday Car Washes Jul 10, 2015
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