Planet Access Co. Store is a social enterprise of Search, Inc.

Search, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit that empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. We provide a wide range of flexible, personalized services including supported living arrangements, adult learning and employment programs, as well as medical, behavorial, therapy and home-based services. 

Our vision is of a world where all people live, learn, work and play alongside one another, bringing their unique abilities to the community. To achieve this, we promise exceptional services and truly memorable experiences that inspire and empower.

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Planet Access Co. Store, in partnership with No Boundaries, a program of Search, Inc., offers a train-to-work program for individuals who are interested in gaining work experience and eventual employment in the retail field. No Boundaries is a community-based program designed to help individuals with disabilities build workplace skills, obtain competitive employment, achieve personal and career goals, improve communication skills, and participate more fully in their communities. Our unique approach integrates on-land (in-person) and on-line (internet) skills building, which are essential for the 21st century workplace and community life.

Employees in the train-to-work program at Planet Access Co. Store learn customer service skills as well as cashiering, stocking and cleaning.

To find out more about No Boundaries, please visit www.search-inc.org/noboundaries.

Planet Access Company
Planet Access Company, a social enterprise of Search, is a third-party logistics provider that offers state of the art warehousing, inventory management, special handling, and packaging services. Founded in 1997 in partnership with Horny Toad clothing company, Planet Access Company has been recognized for its record of success and innovation. Today we are based in a 34,000 square foot warehouse in Waukegan, IL and ship hundreds of thousands of products every year. Planet Access Company is committed to providing the highest level of service in the third-party logistics business and our satisfied customers include prominent apparel brands such as Horny Toad and Nau.

Planet Access Company is committed to furthering the mission of Search by providing employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities.  The company employs up to 70 individuals with disabilities annually in paid, train-to-work opportunities, including product assembly, order processing, and materials handling. Train-to-work employment allows individuals with disabilities to earn a wage while they gain valuable work experience. 

All of the profits from Planet Access Company are invested back into Search, Inc. for the benefit of individuals with intellectual disabilities.

To find out more about the Planet Access Company, please visit www.planetaccesscompany.com or call 866-316-4722.