Who We Are


Challenge Unlimited, Inc., and its affiliate companies Residential Options, Inc. and Project CU, Inc., is a multi-tiered organization.

For more than 60 years, the organization has been committed to serving individuals with disabilities, while earning a reputation as a trusted business partner to private commercial companies and federal and state government agencies.

As a Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) provider, Challenge Unlimited fulfills its mission through a variety of programs, including work skills training centers, employment services, and community-integrated living options. Promoting people to achieve their highest level of independence through opportunities.

As a social entrepreneur, Challenge Unlimited has grown its business services from a single custodial contract to over 50 service and production contracts. We deliver quality solutions in facility management, production services and staffing services. An authorized partner of the Illinois Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program and AbilityOne Program, Challenge Unlimited manages operations across six states: Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Mississippi.

Today, Challenge Unlimited employs over 900 workers; of which approximately 600 are individuals with disabilities.