Independent Living Programs
Information and Referral
Resources and services available for persons with disabilities and/or their families.
Independent Living Skills Training
Budgeting, personal grooming, interpersonal communication, problem solving, cooking, home maintenance and other skills necessary to live independently.
Assistance and training is provided to individuals in locating, securing and maintaining adequate housing. Help to determine accessible housing modifications is also available by an accessibility specialist.
Individual and Community Advocacy
Advocacy is provided to remove both attitudinal and physical barriers in the community and to foster the belief that all individuals have a right to live independently in the community of their choice. Training and assistance is provided to individuals so they may successfully advocate for their personal rights.
Peer Counseling Services
Professional support, advice and assistance in resolving personal issues specific to a disability.
Provides assistance with modifications to make home or work accessible in order to carry out daily activities.
Community Living Assistance
Personal care assistance services to avoid nursing home placement, assistance in moving back into the community and training for individuals so they may successfully hire, train and direct their personal attendants.
Education, training and referral services are provided to assist the individual in obtaining their employment goal.