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Project SEARCH at Huntley Hospital

Formerly at Woodstock Hospital


 Program Eligibility: 

The Huntley Hospital Project SEARCH Program is specifically for OUT-OF-SCHOOL (ages 18-24 years) youth with disabilities. This program is funded by LWIA 2 (McHenry County), the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and the United States Department of Labor.  The following eligibility is required:

  • Each participant must have already graduated from and have accepted their diploma from high school
  • Applicants who reside in McHenry County will be given priority.
  • Must have proof of disability either through IEP or DRS documentation
  • Must have the desire to work competitively at the end of the program
  • Would benefit from participation in a variety of skill-building internships
  • Who are independent with self-care and medication management
  • Who can self-monitor on a 1:4 ratio of support
  • Who has access to independent transportation to/from Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital


Our Program Partners

Our Project SEARCH programs are built on a collaboration.  Without our partners this program would not be successful. 



Project SEARCH Huntley/Woodstock Info Session


Did you miss the informational session for Project SEARCH at Northwestern Medicine Huntley/Woodstock Hospital? Want to watch it again? View the video to learn more about eligibility requirements, internship opportunities while in the program, how to apply, and more. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Lead Employability Instructor, Shannon Ciezadlo at





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Also attach additional files needed:

Proof of disability (IEP or IPE)

High School diploma or equivalent


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For more information on the Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital Project SEARCH program, please contact LEAD Employability Instructor, Shannon Ciezadlo at or 815-206-3491.

Project SEARCH Huntley Questions/Inquiries

Please place any questions or inquiries about the Project SEARCH Huntley program here.  Program applications can also be submitted here.  Please allow at least 24 hours for a response. 

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