Independence, Inc. works to empower people with disabilities to fully participate 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.
People of all ages, with all types of disabilities are encouraged to use our services.
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 everyone: people with disabilities, family members, service providers, community members, etc.
Independence, Inc. assists people in removing obstacles that are keeping them from fully participating in the community. This may include assistance and representation in obtaining access to housing, employment, health care or other services and programs.
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 cooking, budgeting, , computer training, driver permit training, employment readiness, healthy lifestyles, transportation, and many more.
Please look under Upcoming Events
to see a schedule of upcoming classes or contact us to schedule an Independent Living class at your organization.
Independence staff recruits and trains people with disabilities who can foster independence in others by becoming peer mentors. Peer Mentors assist others with disabilities in achieving their goals.
Nursing Facility Transition
Independence, Inc. helps people with disabilities and those living with the effects of aging to move home from a nursing home or other institutional setting.
We also provide services to prevent people from entering a nursing home or other institutional setting.
Independence, Inc. supports and empowers youth in making a successful transitions into adulthood. Services can be provided in an individual, group, or classroom setting.