Living independently can seem overwhelming, especially if you have medical, safety and "housekeeping" concerns.  Our Independent Living Specialists can help coordinate all aspects of living on your own with a disability.

Using the philosophy of person centered planning, an Independent Living Specialist will assist you in a smooth transition into independence or provide support and resources if you already live independently.

Following are examples of some of the skills that can be tackled with an Independent Living Specialist:

  • Job retention
  • Budgeting
  • Empowerment
  • Self-advocacy skills
  • Cooking
  • Transportation issues
  • Home management
  • Improvement of coping skills
  • Checkbook keeping and money management
  • Social networking skills
  • Peer support

Contact one of our Independent Living Specialists if you are looking for support to gain the independent lifestyle of your choice:

Jim Cyphers       (517)  998-3083

Parrish Stahl      (517)  998-3089

Angel Rhines      (517)  998-3086

disAbility Connections, Inc.      409 Linden Ave.  Jackson, MI   49203      Phone:  (517) 782-6054      Fax:  (517)  782-3118

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