Individual Advocacy is provided through center staff working with individuals to obtain necessary support services from other agencies in the community.
Systems Advocacy is provided through center staff and consumers working together to enact change in the community that makes it easier for all persons with disabilities to live independently in the community.
Independent Living Skills Training
Independent Living Specialists work with individuals in one-on-one or group settings to improve needed skills to live independently. Examples of skills include:
Information and Referral (I&R)
ILRC provides information regarding and referral for community resources, supports, organizations and disability information.
Support is offered through opportunities for one-on-one and group interaction with others who experience disability.
ILRC currently sponsors a Fibromyalgia Support Group which meets monthly at the Community Christian Church in Jefferson City. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. Contact ILRC at 573-556-0400 for more information.
ILRC offers various activities throughout the year for recreation and peer support. Events include a Holiday Social, Community Coffees, Educational Seminars and more. For upcoming events please call or see the list of current events.
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