Leaders in Employing All People (LEAP)

What is LEAP?

A 1 -Hour individual or group training and education resource for Champaign County employers that is presented by DSC and Community Choices. You Pay Nothing-It’s grant funded through the Champaign County Developmental Disabilities Board. Receive reproducible materials to utilize for future staff training or reference and practical and hands-on tips from experts in the field, including other Champaign County employers.

Certified LEAP Employers

McDonald's            Jupiter's at the Crossing               Walgreens - Philo Road   Walgreens - Green Street

Walgreens - Mahomet               Walgreens - University Avenue

First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana                 Stephens Family YMCA     

Mahomet Chamber of Commerce               Best Buy              Strawberry Fields & World Harvest Cafe              Miga Restaurant             Ten Thousand Villages         

Big Grove Tavern            The Vineyard Church             Clark Lindsey Village          JPE, Inc.                 

County Market                  Todd Jacobs, State Farm Agent

Home Depot              Parkland College               Planet Fitness                     Peter Pan Too                     Volition                 Loving Paws                      Schnuck's

Pepsi Bottling Co.                 CMI, Inc.                    Rockwell Automation                  CES Electric                                   Urbana Park District              See You CD & Vinyl

 For the Love of Hair        Old Navy              Champaign Unit #4 Schools              Champaign Park District               Rantoul Chamber of Commerce

Village of Rantoul Human Resources                Chamapaign Outdoors & Rugged Outdoors



LEAP to New Levels! Schedule your LEAP Training today!

Contact Employment First/LEAP Coordinator, Stephanie Davenport (217) 356-9176


Set the bar for other business leaders in our community

Raise the employment standards in Champaign County

Improve morale among existing staff

Learn more about becoming an inclusive employer

Increase your pool of hiring candidates

Our Impact

  • People Helped


  • Volunteer Hours


  • Dollars Raised


  • Program Participants


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