Going Home Coalition
A Full Life in the Community

34 organizations join the Going Home Coalition on a letter to Governor Pritzker strongly advocating for the closure of Choate Developmental Center.

Read the letter here.


The Going Home Coalition is a diverse statewide network of self-advocates, families, community service providers and allies. We purposefully advocate to create systems change, transition away from institutional living through increasing community capacity, and empower fair and equal choices and opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


The Going Home Coalition’s vision for people with disabilities in Illinois is to live in a truly individualized person-centered system with the supports and services they choose. Everyone, no matter what challenges they may face, has the right to live a full life in the community. Community is strengthened by diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.