Welcome to Synapse House

Our mission is to Engage, Empower, Employ individuals affected by brain injury and stroke.

If your loved one is suffering from a traumatic brain injury, you already know how hard it can be for them…and for you.


There are so many unanswered questions -  

     “When will things get better?”

     “How much recovery is reasonable to expect?”

     “What can we do to make sure we give it our best effort?”


Here at Synapse House, a non-profit organization, our mission is to Engage, Empower and Employ individuals affected by brain injury and stroke.  We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Our program is carefully designed to provide every opportunity and consistent encouragement for the fullest recovery possible…in the shortest amount of time. We Engage individuals through productive and healing work during participation in our Clubhouse Day Program. 


Our “Flour to Empower” Bakery Training Program provides work readiness skills and real life training. For those with an open file with the Department of Rehabilitation Services, our Employment Program can work directly with your case manager for return to work goals. Please inquire.


We Empower individuals and families through innovative, effective programs that create community, provide practical solutions and build relationships.  


We address vocational goals so companies can Employ our Members, giving them access, independence and pride.  

Events & Announcements

September 19th - Harvest Moon Gala

Join us for our annual Harvest Moon Gala including a lovely dinner and silent auction at the beautiful Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club.  All proceeds to benefit Synapse House. 

Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club

800 Oak Brook Road, Oak Brook, IL

Thursday, September 19

6:30PM - 10:30PM


October 12th - Cantigny Fall Festival 

Visit our table to purchase Flour to Empower breads, brownies & cakes .

Saturday, October 12 

10AM - 4PM

Cantigny Park, Parade Field

1 S 151 Winfield Road

Wheaton, IL


November 1st and 2nd - 9th Annual Holiday Market at Wilder Mansion

This is the largest holiday market in Elmhurst with amazing gifts for all.  The Flour to Empower Bakery will be there to spread holiday cheer with our baked goods and feel good mission.  

November 1 (4PM - 9PM)

November 2 (10AM - 4PM)

Wilder Mansion

211 Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL


January 16th - Adelle’s of Wheaton Wine Dinner 

Come in from the cold and join us for the gourmet cuisine of Chef John Anderson. Each course will be perfectly paired with delicious wines to benefit Synapse House. 

6:30PM

Adelle's Fine American Fare

535 W. Liberty Drive

Wheaton, IL


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561 N. York St., Elmhurst, IL 60126

 (877) 932-1120

info@synapsehouse.org

At Synapse House we Engage, Empower & Employ individuals affected by brain injury & stroke.

Open:  8:30 AM - 3:30PM 

Monday - Friday 

Closed:  Weekends & Major Holidays

(877) 932-1120
info@synapsehouse.org

Click the logo above to shop our delicious bakery items including breads, brownies & cakes.

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