Lambs Farm

Our Mission:

Helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives and connecting with the human spirit in us all

Lambs Farm

Our Mission:

Helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives and connecting with the human spirit in us all

Where People Grow

Lambs Farm is a place that touches everyone who comes in contact with us. To our residents, Lambs Farm is home. It’s a safe, caring environment and extended family of peers. It’s a place to make a contribution to the community while being as self-sufficient as possible. And to our visitors, Lambs Farm is a place to grow through enriching experiences with people with developmental disabilities.

Lambs Farm has been helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives since 1961.

FOR OUR RESIDENTS

Lambs Farm is home, and a place they are proud to share with our visitors.

FOR OUR VISITORS

Lambs Farm is also a place to grow through enriching experiences with people with developmental disabilities while creating lasting connections with their families and ours.

HELP US GROW

We strive to maintain exemplary vocational, residential and recreational programs, and to operate our organization in a manner that will continue to help people grow.

Farmyard & Attractions

Closed for the 2023 season

Dogwood Garden & Pet Center

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Magnolia Cafe & Bakery

Tuesday – Friday: 10am to 4pm, Weekends: 8am to 4pm

Cedar Chest Thrift Shop

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am to 5pm

 

Sugar Maple Country Store

Monday – Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Lambs Industries

We can help your business!

JOIN OUR TEAM

If you have a big heart and a desire to serve, Lambs Farm has a number of job opportunities that could be a great fit for you. You’ll also love the amazing working environment and rewarding atmosphere.

31st Annual Lambs Farm Holiday Party

Participants, staff, families and friends had a wonderful time celebrating at the 31st Annual Lambs Farm Holiday Party!  Board member Karen Lieberman graciously carries on this special tradition year after year, and the party has become a much-loved holiday staple for...

FUNdamentals Competition

From bags and basketball to soccer and floor hockey, our awesome athletes crushed the FUNdamentals competition! FUNdamentals is designed for participants who are physically unable to compete in other Special Olympics games. With modifications, everyone at Lambs Farm...

Holiday Catalog 2023 Available Now!

After a summer full of sunshine and ice cream making, participant bakers have switched gears and are in full holiday mode. The bakery is a joyful place all year long, but during catalog season, there’s a little extra magic. The sweet smell of freshly baked Famous...

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2023

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! We proudly celebrate our participants all year long, but this month we are excited to spread awareness and share some outstanding accomplishments.   Meet JessicaJessica is an employee at the Magnolia Cafe...

Participant Job Skills Fair

In September, staff held the inaugural Partcipant Job Skills Fair. This event was designed for participants to learn new skills and gain confidence while learning about employment opportunities both on and off campus. As they tried different tasks at each station,...

Participants Make Their Radio Debut on 102.3 XLC!

The excitement was real when Hannah Brummer made a special guest appearance in Digital Creations Quest class! Participants had a ton of fun dancing, making TikToks and learning about the radio industry. They even got behind the mic to work on their interviewing...

20th Annual Special Olympics Banquet

On Thursday, August 10, athletes, staff, families and friends met in the Wellness Center to celebrate another amazing year of Special Olympics. Everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner while watching highlight reels of special memories captured during practices, games and...

Congratulations, Athletes!

After lots of hard work and practice, the Special Olympics golf team competed at the Barlett golf course. Everyone did a fantastic job and several athletes brought home some new hardware! Chris Walti took second place, Brooke Aldridge, Tom Durbin. Thorn Hill and MJ...

Lambs Farm Heroes

Lambs Farm participants Brian, Andy and Josh are proud Tamarisk NorthShore employees. One day they were doing their usual cleaning rounds when they heard a resident who sounded like they needed help in their apartment. Brian acted immediately by going downstairs to...

Pet Center Renovation

Thanks to our generous donors, Gerry and Olivia Shapiro, the Pet Center underwent a big renovation. The puppy viewing room wall was extended and separated into three large areas for guests to meet and play with our adoptable puppies. The spacious viewing rooms have a...

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