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LEAP Certified Employers

LEAP (Leaders in Employing All People)

Funded by the Champaign County Developmental Disabilities Board,

LEAP is a collaborative effort between DSC and Community Choices.

This program offers Champaign County businesses a one-hour group or individual training on becoming a disability-inclusive business. This training helps to increase the pool of hiring candidates, improve morale among existing staff, and sets the bar for other businesses in the community.

Here’s the full list of LEAP Certified Employers:

Ace Hardware- Neil St.

Alpha Dog Entertainment

Best Buy
Best Western Paradise Inn

Big Grove Tavern

Bundles of Joy Learning Center

Carle Foundation (HR Department)

CES Electric

Champaign County Forest Preserve

Champaign Park District

Champaign County Clerk

Champaign County Executive

Champaign County Planning and Zoning

Champaign County Recorder

Champaign County States Attorney

Clark Lindsey Village


County Market on Kirby

Cunningham Township

Dish Passionate Cuisine


Dixon Graphics

Farm Credit IL

FedEx Ground

First Federal Savings Bank of C-U

For the Love of Hair

Goodwill (Champaign and Savoy)

Gordon Food Service

Helia Healthcare

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Hobby Lobby

Holiday Inn Express- Rantoul

Home Depot


Hyatt Place C-U

I-Hotel and Conference Center

Inman Place

JPE, Inc.

Jupiter’s at the Crossing

KinderCare Learning Center

LaPetite Academy

Little Wings Daycare

Loving Paws Pet Clinic

Mahomet Chamber of Commerce

Mahomet Public Library

Mahomet Seymour Schools/

Atlas Program

Miga Restaurant


Multifamily Regency

Next Generation

Old Navy at Market Place


Original Pancake House

The Orpheum Children’s Museum

Pepsi Bottling Co.

Parkland College

Peter Pan Too


Pixo Technologies

Planet Fitness Champaign

Planet Fitness Urbana

Rigg’s Brewery

Rockwell Automation

Salt & Light (Urbana and Champaign)

Schnuck’s (All C-U Locations)

See You CD & Vinyl

Stephens Family YMCA

Surface 51

Ten Thousand Villages

The Vineyard Church

Todd Jacobs, State Farm Agent

Unitarian Universalist Church

Urbana Park District

The City of Urbana

Village of Rantoul

Wagner Machinery

Walgreens Mahomet

Walgreens on Green St.

Walgreens on Philo Rd.

Walgreens on University

For more information about LEAP, please contact Leslie Olson at DSC lolson@dsc-illinois.org, Ashley Withers at Community Choices, Ashley@cchoices@gmail.com