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5 Core Services

Information and Resource Referral

Make sense of information and community resources that relate to disability and community resources/opportunities.  Call us at 478-741-1425 (Voice or Text) or visit our office (For the Deaf who use American Sign Language who walk-ins are available via remote relay and in person ASL interpreters are used for scheduled appointments).

Peer Support

Connect people with disabilities with trained peer supporters who share their valuable life experiences.  Peer support is the heart of DC.  Nearly everything we do is done through peer support.

Advocacy

Empower individuals to advocate in their own lives (self-advocacy) and for those willing to work along side other people with disabilities to advocate for the rights of all people with disabilities (systems advocacy).

 

Independent Living Skills Training

Give people with disabilities the knowledge and skills to lead a more productive and independent life.  Provided training one on one and sometimes in larger groups.  Examples could be how to manage attendant care, learn how to ride public transportation, to navigate around home and community safely and much more.

 

Transition

Assist people to relocate from nursing facilities or institutions, keep from going into a nursing home or institution or transition from school to community living in the community.