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Core Services


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:

  • Budgeting
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Employment


Information and Referral (I&R)

ILRC provides information regarding and referral for community resources, supports, organizations and disability information.


Peer Support

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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Upcoming Events

12:00 pm 2nd Annual Services Fair @ Capital Mall
2nd Annual Services Fair @ Capital Mall
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2nd annual Services Fair for Persons with Disabilities, their Support Network, and the General Public  on October 22, 2014 at the Capital Mall in Jefferson City.  The fair is provided by Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.( ILRC),  Missouri Rehabilitation & Employment (MORE) Group, and Capital Mall.    The purpose is to promote the independence of persons with disabilities and educate them, their support networks, and the general public about the resources available in our community.  The goal is to increase awareness of the types of services offered by various agencies and how the agencies work together to provide supports which enable individuals to overcome barriers and work towards achieving their goals.   We are so excited about the success of last year’s Services Fair and are working hard to enhance the event this year so that even more people can learn about available services and opportunities.  
10:00 am Jamaican Jerk Hut Fundraiser Dinner @ Hy Vee Parking Lot
Jamaican Jerk Hut Fundraiser Dinner @ Hy Vee Parking Lot
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, November 1, 2014 10 am – 5 pm Hy Vee Parking Lot, Jefferson City, MO Ticket price – $10 includes meat + 2 sides proceeds benefit ILRC Youth Programs.  

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