Independence, Inc. works to encourage people with disabilities to be full participants in the communities in which they live. In order to do this we provide services to assist people in removing the barriers that keep them from being fully integrated.
Information And Referral:
Independence, Inc. provides information on all disability related topics. We also strive to make referrals to other agencies when appropriate. This service is available to people with disabilities and members of the community at large.
Independence, Inc. assists people in removing obstacles that are keeping them from full inclusion in the community. This may be assistance and/or representation in obtaining access to benefits, services and/or programs to which somebody may be eligible.
Independent Living Skills
Independence, Inc. offers individual and group training’s to increase the skills needed to live independently.
Some of the topics offered include budgeting, computer training, driver simulation training, job training, cooking, Living Well with a Disability, Leadership Training, Disability Pride and Power, and many more.
Please look under Upcoming Events for to see schedule of upcoming classes.
Independence staff recruits and trains people with disabilities who can foster independence in others by becoming a peer mentor and matches them with individuals who may be experiencing similar situations.
Nursing Facility Transition
Independence, Inc. is able to assist individuals with disabilities who reside in institutional settings to regain their independence within the community of their choice. We assist individuals with acquiring various levels of assistance based on individual needs and individual wants.
Independence, Inc. supports and empowers youth in making a successful transitions into adulthood. Services can be provided in an individual, group, or classroom setting.