The Independence Now team looks back at 2020 and lists all the new ideas that were implemented – and what a list it is!
Independence Now is pleased to announce three new members of our Board of Directors!
In honor of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Independence Now has contacted several Consumers to gather stories about their experiences getting mental health support, especially during COVID.
Being a father is the greatest joy that I have experienced in my life, especially given my disability.
Today is Juneteenth, a day that honors the ending of slavery in the United States. At Independence Now, we’re taking time today to reflect, listen to, and learn from our consumers and community members. In the wake of public discussion over police brutality and race, the intersection of disability is often forgotten. To be Black[…]
One consumer recently shared her experience working with an Independence Now Supports Planner to stay connected and receive support through COVID-19.
It is with great joy that we present this award in Deborah Jackson’s honor and memory to Montel Medley who carries on her commitment to an independent life.
April was designated as Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month to bring greater understanding to limb loss and to educate people about what it’s like to live with limb loss and limb difference.
Michelle Lindsay, Independence Now’s 2020 Deborah Jackson Rising Star award recipient, shared with us how she got started with Independence Now and what she’d say to others seeking resources and support to live independently.
In the Spring of 2020, Julian wished to move out of a Nursing Facility and into the community. A friend put him in touch with our Money Follows the Person (MFP) Peer Outreach staff who talked with him about housing options.