About GiGis McHenry County

5404 W. Elm St. Suite A, McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-PLAY (7529) • Fax: 815-385-7538

History of GiGi's Playhouse

GiGi's playhouse is a national non-profit organization that consistently changes lives through a replicable playhouse model by delivering free educational, therapeutic-based, and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community. GiGi's offers these programs from prenatal to adulthood. Currently, there are 55 plus playhouses located in the United States and 200 new inquire playhouses in place to change the way the world views Down syndrome and hopes to send a global message of acceptance for all.

GiGi's Playhouse McHenry County Information

McHenry County GiGI’s is located off of highway 120 and first opened in 2008 and is the third location to open. Since then, McHenry GiGi’s is devoting a lifetime to families. GiGi’s is 99% run by volunteers and supported by the community.

Our Mission:

To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.

Our Vision:

To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools and communities.

Our Niche:

We change lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model.

Our Promise:

A lifetime commitment to families.

Need More Information?

Please contact us at mchenry@playhouse.org or 815-385-7529.

About GiGi's Playhouse, Inc.

Locations

58

New Playhouse Inquiries

200

Program Participation Hours

220,000

Our Mission and Purpose:

To change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all.

Our Vision:

To see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools, and communities.

Our Niche:

We change lives through the consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based, and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community, through a replicable playhouse model.

Our Promise:

A lifetime commitment to families.

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GiGi's Playhouse
GiGi's Playhouse

With over 58+ brick-and-mortar locations across the United States and Mexico and 200 inquiries to start new locations all over the world, GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers. Every day, we provide FREE, life-changing therapeutic, educational, and career training programs for 30,000+ individuals of all ages.

 

Down syndrome is the largest chromosomal disability in our country and yet, it is the least funded. From a prenatal diagnosis to career skills, we make a lifetime commitment to remain by their side. Families are empowered with all the tools their child needs to succeed! 

 

Through free programs and through our Generation G Campaign for global acceptance, we EMPOWER families by maximizing opportunities for daily achievement and lasting acceptance. To ensure lasting acceptance, we must show the world what individuals with Down syndrome are truly capable of achieving as students, co-workers, volunteers, friends, and valued members of their communities. Our program outcomes help advance this vital social impact goal.

 

GiGi's Playhouse is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and is solely funded by donations.

 

By providing my phone number to GiGi's Playhouse,  I agree and acknowledge that GiGi's Playhouse may send text messages to my wireless phone number for any purpose. Message and data rates may apply. We will only send one SMS as a reply to you, and you will be able to Opt-out by replying “STOP”.

Privacy Policy:

No mobile information will be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes. All the above categories exclude text messaging originator opt-in data and consent; this information will not be shared with any third parties.

"I walked out of GiGi's Playhouse smiling, and I feared no more."

-GiGi Family

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