Center for Independent Living Showcases Assistance Programs
Published August 2nd, 2013
ALACHUA COUNTY- It was a chance to find out what kind of help is out there.
People with disabilities have a wide range of services and programs that they might not know about.
One program opened its doors to help spread the word.
There's no lack of programs and tools that help encourage independence in our area.
The Gainesville center for independent living serves approximately 45-hundred people a year within a 16 county area.
That's a number that the center hopes to see grow.
Open house participants were given the chance to win 30 raffle prizes donated from the community.
Services showcased at the open house ranged from vocational training and employment to transportation and telephone.
"Ultimately our mission is to keep people in their homes with the highest levels of independence and quality of life," says william kennedy executive director center for independent
The center serves people across the entire disability spectrum stay in their homes with a high quality of living.
The only thing required to receive services is to show up and self report.
The center is a non profit organization funded by federal grants.
For more info on the center visit there site here.
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