Through our core service programs let us assist you in achieving independence.
Staff help identify resources for finding housing and shelters, as well as refer consumers to the Weinberg and Section 811 housing waiting lists. For more information contact Kate Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IMAGE Center partners with local thrift stores for referrals for free clothing, household items, and furniture. Requests for items must be called in on Wednesday and Thursday morning before 10 am. There is no delivery available. For more information contact Kate Wallace at email@example.com.
The IMAGE Center offers classes on sex and dating for people with disabilities. These classes cover basic anatomy, human sexual health, meeting people, dating safety and more. These classes are for people with any kind of disability. For more information contact Meredith Ritchie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Programs are designed to teach individuals with disabilities the skills necessary for acquiring, maintaining, or increasing their independence. Individual and group training is provided in personal assistant management, building self-esteem, money management, navigating one's environment, and self-advocacy. For more information contact Kate Wallace at email@example.com.
Center staff members identify resources, services, and service providers in public, private, and community organizations that can assist individuals with their independent living goals. For more information contact Kate Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staff members train and assist individuals with disabilities in understanding and exercising their civil rights regarding government and other service providers. We regularly educate public officials about the capacities and skills of individuals with disabilities. For more information contact Crystal Brockington at email@example.com.
Programs are designed to assist teens and young adults, as well as their families, to identify resources for transition, establish skills for increased independence and build self-confidence through exploration of friendship and social skills. Current programs for teens and young adults include:
All IMAGE programs for teens and young adults are participant driven and are centered around core goals for building independence at any level. For more information contact Jess Leone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dedicated to helping people who qualify get "Out" of nursing facilities and "About" in the community, finding a life with their family, friends, neighbors and employers. Peer Support Staff assist applicants throughout the transition process and also once in the community. Anyone interested should contact the IMAGE Center and ask to speak to a Peer Specialist. For more information contact Crystal Brockington at email@example.com.
The Assistive Technology Program assists consumers with the purchase or repair of technologies, such as wheelchair ramps, stair glides, and hearing aids. This program does have individual funding limits, but does not conflict with other funding sources. For more information on assistive technology contact Meredith Ritchie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kitchen Tour: Our Center's Assistive Technology Library is a showroom full of various technologies. This technology helps people with disabilities perform tasks such as cooking, meal planning, dressing and grooming. Individual and group tours are available.
Accessible Living Tour: From simple tools to complex technologies, come and see devices that help people with disabilities live independently. For more information contact Kate Wallace at email@example.com.
A peer support group for people with disabilities currently living in the community or planning to move from a nursing facility or other institution. Meetings are on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 2pm-4pm. For more inofrmation contact Crystal Brockington at firstname.lastname@example.org.