Endless Opportunities for Extraordinary Adults
Matthias Academy to open fall of 2020!
Matthias Academy will be located at
12603 224th Ave
Benet Lake, Wisconsin
The Academy will be on the gorgeous grounds of St. Benedict's Abbey, which is located on the shores of Benet Lake close to the Illinois/Wisconsin border.
Matthias Academy is a nonprofit adult day program coming to southeast Wisconsin. Matthias Academy will serve adults with mild to severe disabilities, specialized medical needs, behaviors and mild to severe autism from Illinois and Wisconsin.
Matthias Academy will provide a student centered program for adults with mild to profound special needs, medical needs, behavioral needs and intellectual disabilities to learn, work and socialize. Classes will be offered in several areas of study, such as Health and Wellness, Culinary Arts, Meteorology, Fashion and Design, Marketing, Communication and Digital Media, Horticulture, Accounting and Business Management, all tailored to individual learning levels. Adults will have the opportunity to work within the gift shop, bakery and bike shop of Matthias Academy and in the prep parts of those community inviting stores. In our first facility, there will be a Bakery, Gift and Garden Center and Bike Shop. We will highly encourage the involvement of the surrounding community to come into our facility to shop and visit, we will also encourage the involvement of local schools and local colleges to volunteer and help! Times of recreation and leisure will be guided, exercise and mobility will be required multiple times daily to maintain health and wellness. Independence will be strongly encouraged and parent and student guided goals will be carried out throughout daily operations.
Matthias Academy is approved by the IRS as a 501c3 tax deductible charity. #82-5324304