About Us

CCAR Industries is a not-for-profit corporation.  We are a charitable organization qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.


Our mission is to provide community-based services and supports that enhance the quality of life of East Central Illinois citizens with developmental disabilities and/or other functional limitations throughout their lifespan.


  • Choice/Self-Determination/Self-Advocacy
  • Individuality
  • Inclusion/Accessibility
  • Safety/Dignity/Respect
  • Community/Family/Friends
  • Individual Rights
  • Diversity
  • Community Partnerships
  • Quality/Effectiveness
  • Corporate Responsibility


To be the provider of choice for developmental disabilities services in East Central Illinois based upon our organization’s ability to:

  • Provide an array of comprehensive, individualized services for individuals of all ages.
  • Treat individuals and their families with dignity, respect, integrity, and honesty.
  • Assist individuals to have an active involvement in the communities where they live.
  • Support individuals to live healthy, safe, enjoyable, and successful lives.
  • Provide information so that individuals and their families can make meaningful, informed choices.
  • Provide opportunities for individuals to improve their economic situations and self-esteem through meaningful work.
  • Develop an educated and competent workforce who recognize the unique strengths and needs of each individual and family.
  • Conduct business in the highest ethical and professional standards, demonstrating a strong sense of stewardship in the use of public funds.
  • Promote leadership throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Be responsive to consumers’, families’, and stakeholders’ needs and concerns.

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