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.


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!



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.

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There are so many opportunities to get involved at Elim!



The reality for so many of our brothers and sisters in Christ with disabilities is that while they may be inclined to think of others first, their disability often isolates them, or worse yet, some may believe the disability “disqualifies” them from actually serving others. A part of our mission at...
Over the last several years, adults have begin assembling more complex HOPE Packs school kits for local students, from neighboring Midlothian to Chicago's west and south sides. One of the most positive outcomes of these partnerships is the communications and relationships we build with these...
Sharon Maack-Connolly (Elim Christian School) co –presented with Randee Kushner (Tobii Dynavox) at the 33rd Annual Closing the Gap Conference in Bloomington, MN on October 16. Closing the Gap is an international conference that focuses on assistive technology in special education, rehabilitation...
Every single online gift on Tuesday, December 1, builds a community where people with disabilities are seen first for who God made them to be. Each penny provides therapies, education, work opportunities, and programs that equip each person to achieve their highest God-given potential. Please give...
"Taking a Nap," written by Carol Runge (Elim's school admissions counselor) and illustrated by Isaac Griffin (whose family has been closely connected with Elim for decades) was released on November 12.