Trinity Services, Inc
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Trinity Corporate Center

301 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 60451

In November 2013, Trinity Services, Inc. moved into its new home. The building houses offices for four residential networks, Fund Development, and Administrative offices, as well as a large community room used for training purposes and a small Cafe.

Contact us any time at 815-485-6197, or email for more information.

Trinity Services’ New Headquarters FAQ

 One of the benefits of acquiring and moving into this building was that it allowed Trinity to consolidate operations for several residential programs, and administrative and support functions at the same location, thus affording a more efficient and cost effective operation.

 What follows are answers to some of the questions that we have been asked.

 Q: How did Trinity get the money to pay for this new building?

A: Since its inception in 1950, Trinity has strived to be a good steward of the resources it has, financial and otherwise. As the organization has grown from serving a handful of people in its early years to over 2,500 people annually; its main administrative offices continued to operate out of the original building on Gougar Road, with satellite offices operating out of leased properties.

Given the efficiencies it would gain by having virtually all of its offices under one roof, Trinity launched its Expanding Horizons capital campaign in 2000 to construct a building on Gougar Road on land it owns in unincorporated Joliet in New Lenox Township.

Q: How much money did the campaign raise?

A: The campaign raised 3.2 million dollars from many generous donors who recognized the importance of this project and wanted to contribute.

Q: If Trinity was going to originally build on land it owns, how did it come to purchase the building on Veterans Parkway?

A: We were fortunate in that a Trinity employee happened to learn that the unfinished building was up for what is called a short sale and mentioned it to CEO Art Dykstra. A short sale is when a property is sold for less than what is owed on it, ensuring that the purchaser is not held responsible for the difference. Unfortunately, the developer ran out of money and was unable to finish the building. Trinity was able to purchase the 38,000 square foot property located in the beautiful New Lenox Commons for far less than it was worth, and at less than what it would cost to construct a new building in a location which did not yet have sewer and water.

Q: What advantages will the new building give Trinity?

A: The largest advantage is in allowing Trinity to move almost all administrative and professional staff to one location. This will eliminate lease payments for five offices we currently rent. Additionally, the payment on the new building will be less expensive than the ongoing cost of renting so many properties.

Q: Could Trinity have used the Capital Campaign money that was raised for salary increases or bonuses?

A: Although Trinity Services Board of Directors and leadership staff appreciate this kind of question, especially in this difficult economy, it is not legally possible to use these monies for operating expenses such as staff compensation. Additionally, the donors of Trinity’s Expanding Horizons campaign made their contributions with the express purpose of constructing a new building. Gifts such as this are referred to as restricted. A restricted gift cannot be used for anything other than the purpose for which it was given.
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Upcoming Events

  • Trivia Night

    Join Trinity Services, Inc. for a Trivia Night at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the newly renovated Roxy Theater in downtown Lockport.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

    Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Seating is limited to 21 teams of 8. Tickets are $200 per team of 8 or $25 per person. Tickets include pizza, soft drinks and two drink tickets for beer and wine. A cash bar is available.
    Don't have a team of 8? We will do our best to round out your table.

    In addition to trivia, there will be cash prizes, raffle baskets and a split-the-pot raffle!

    All event proceeds will benefit STRIDES, Trinity's therapeutic horseback riding program, which provides people with developmental disabilities with learning, exercise, employment and fun year-round at a heated stable in Manhattan, Illinois.

    For more information, call Trinity's Development Office at (815) 717-3750.

    Trivia Night
  • Around the World in 18 Holes — 25th Annual Tom O'Reilly Memorial Golf Classic

    Trinity Services’ 25th Annual Tom O’Reilly Memorial Golf Classic will take golfers Around the World in 18 Holes!

    Click here to register for or sponsor the event!

    Join us for a day of fun as we travel the world together Thursday, May 17, at Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park. The Golf Classic benefits Trinity Services’ mission to help people with disabilities and mental illness so that they may flourish and live full and abundant lives.

    Your $195 registration fee includes a gift; buffet lunch; bucket of range balls; pop, beer and snacks on the course; a complimentary specialty drink and cigar on holes 5 and 16; dinner; and awards.

    The schedule for the day is as follows:
    10:30 a.m.-Noon   Registration/bucket of range balls
    11-11:45 a.m.   Buffet lunch
    Noon   Shotgun start
    5:30 p.m.   Cocktails and silent auction
    6 p.m.   Dinner and awards

    To register for the event online, click here. To print a sponsorship and registration form, click here.

    If you have any questions or would like more information about how to get involved with the Golf Classic or with Trinity Services, in general, please contact us at (815) 717-3750.

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