• Do you know a young man or woman with autism seeking employment? Job opportunities are available for individuals with autism 18 years and older who complete an on-the-job workforce training program with Have Dreams. We have successfully placed 90% of our participants in jobs.

Programs & Services




2020 Dempster St.
Evanston, IL 60202

Phone: 847-905-0702
Fax: 847-905-0684


Park Ridge

515 Busse Highway
Suite 150
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Phone: 847-685-0250
Fax: 847-685-0257

News & Events

  • Have Dreams News

    Have Dreams Academy provides career path training for individuals with autism and other young adults with special needs. If you struggle with higher education,…

  • Events


    Learn more about events supporting programs, services and resources provided by Have Dreams.

  • News & Media

    News & Media

    Stay updated with the latest news and information about the agency, programs, participants and staff.

  • In the Spotlight

    In the Spotlight

    The Sean Kelly Scholarship Fund The Sweeney/Kelly families are no strangers to Have Dreams.  Maureen Sweeney and her brother Tim both served as presidents...








Get Involved

  • Donate or Provide Scholarships

    Donate or Provide Scholarships

    Have Dreams is a 501(c)(3) organization; all contributions are tax-deductible and help children, teens and young adults impacted by autism.

  • Volunteer or Host a Fundraiser

    Volunteer or Host a Fundraiser

    Learn about available program, administrative and event volunteer opportunities at Have Dreams.

  • Team Have Dreams

    Team Have Dreams

    Support Have Dreams by running in local races and as a member of our Chicago Marathon team.

  • Board Involvement

    Board Involvement

    Membership on our Board of Directors or Young Professionals Board helps support Have Dreams.