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  • New Horizons Independent Living Center New Horizons Independent Living Center

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(34.614513,-112.3233)
 

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the organization is to provide services and advocacy which empower and enable people with disabilities to self-determine the goals and activities of their lives in family, home and workplace.

Description

CORE SERVICESIndependent Living Skills:
Training in home management, cooking, cleaning, budgeting, etc.
Information and Referral: Resource library and consumer specific one-on-one assistancePeer Mentoring:One-on-one or support group interaction with an experienced mentor.Advocacy:Methodological empowerment in the art of the removal of social, architectural, physical, attitudinal, and employment barriers to full community integration.ADDITIONAL SERVICESWork Incentives Planning and Assistance Program: Benefit program evaluation, coordination, and assistanceEmployment Enhancement Programs:

Resume writing, assistance with job search, work goal/plan

Durable Medical Equipment Exchange Program: Wheel Chairs, scooters, lifts, walkers and other DMEAccessible Transportation Program: Low cost, lift equipped transportation in West Yavapai CountyComputer Class: Skill DevelopmentSupport Groups: Acquired Brain Injury, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, CFIDS/Fibromyalgia, Spinal Cord Injury, EmploymentSocial Events: Monthly luncheons, sporting events, gatheringsADA guidelines assistance:Facility Access Survey TeamCommunity Education:

Public seminars regarding fair housing, ADA, Independent Living

Philosophy, Disability Etiquette, Work Incentives Planning and Assistance Program

And other services and programs...

Website

http://www.newhorizonsilc.org

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