CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE

CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE

THE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE IS A 501(C)3 ORGANIZATION SERVING AS A RESOURCE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO FULLY ACCESS AND PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY THROUGH OUTREACH, ADVOCACY, AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT. TO PROMOTE SELF-EMPOWERMENT AND SELF-ADVOCACY, STAFF CONTINUE TO PROVIDE THE FOUR PRIMARY SERVICES OF ADVOCACY, PEER SUPPORT, INFORMATION, AND REFERRAL, PLUS IL SKILLS TRAINING. A FIFTH CORE SERVICE, WHICH IS CURRENTLY UNFUNDED, WAS ADDED THROUGH THE PASSAGE OF THE WIOA AND REAUTHORIZATION OF THE REHAB ACT IN 2014. THIS IS A THREE PART SERVICE WHICH ENCOMPASSES TRANSITION AGED YOUTH, DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION, AND PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO STAY OUT OF INSTITUTIONS. CFI HAS PROVIDED BOTH TRANSITION YOUTH AND DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION SERVICE WITH PART B AND RCL CONTRACT FUNDING FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS.

Services Offered

Service Type
Social Action and Legal
Service Center for Disabilities
Workshops and Training
Adult Programs
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Address

7801 BRIDGEPORT WAY W NO 200
LAKEWOOD, WA 98499
United States

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