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About Us

We provide opportunity to DeWitt County individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities to work toward independence and self-sufficiency, improve quality of life, and the individuals overall level of functioning.

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Our Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals who seek to enrich and empower the lives of those we serve through creating a community of compassion, acceptance and respect.

Our Story

DCHRC began in the late 1970s as a provider of mental health services in DeWitt County. In the 1980s a parent group formed and began advocating for their children. One result was for DCHRC to begin providing Day Services for those that lived in a local group home in 1988.

In the 1990s DCHRC expanded Day Services to the location  on Route 10 East. The agency acquired the county recycling program, that became the focus of job skill development. In 2007,  the recycling program ended. DCHRC  then looked for new job opportunities for the clients. In 2010, DCHRC East opened Encore Thrift Store. It has become the centerpiece of our organization.

Compassion. Acceptance. Respect.