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Employment services application

Am I Eligible?

The Entrance Criteria for the Employment Services Program is as follows:

  • Resident of Livingston County, Illinois, or a surrounding county.
  • At least 18 years old. Persons 16 or 17 years old may be accepted under certain special circumstances, such as through a cooperative agreement with the school system.
  • Indication of a disability or functional limitation which might impair vocational performance. In other words, something that decreases ability to hold down or get a job.
  • Willingness to participate in agreed upon programs and services. In other words, must be willing to make an effort to come in as scheduled, to work on goals that you agree to work on, to follow rules, etc.

Futures Unlimited, Inc works with people with many different types of disabilities. In our Employment Services Program, we work with people with disabilities such as Mild Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Disabilities/Diagnoses including Substance-related disorders, Physical disabilities and many others. In order to receive services from our Program, we must have documentation or have a way to obtain documentation of your disability. There are many types of documentation, but usually it would include school records, physician records, psychological evaluations, records from counseling, etc.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about eligibility, documenting your disability or about the Employment Services Program.

Who Do I Contact?

Contact our main office at 815-842-1122 and ask about applying for services and you will be transferred to the appropriate staff person.  You can also e-mail us at futures@futuresunlimited.org

How do I Apply?

You can obtain an application to print out by clicking on the link below, you can come to the office and fill out an application, or call and request that an application be sent to you. Your application will be reviewed and someone will contact you to follow up and to schedule an intake if you appear to be eligible for services.

Request for Services Form (pdf)

To view and print this document, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader; if you do not have it, follow the link below to download a copy.