Communities Actively Living Independent and Free

INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAMS & SERVICES

1. Systems Change Advocacy

  • Civil Rights training
  • Americans With Disabilities Act( ADA)
  • Education
  • Networking

2. Housing Advocacy

3. Individual and  Benefits Counseling Advocacy

  • Individual advocacy
  • Ticket-to-Work and Work Incentive Act (TWWIA)
  • Appeal of public benefits denials
  • 250% Working Disabled

4. Personal Assistance Services Advocacy

  • CALIF PAS RegistryAttendant interviews, background checks and matching
  • In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)  Appeals
  • PAS trainings
  • Collaboration with Clockwork Home Health Care Services:
    www.ClockworkHealthcare.com

5. Information  and  Referral Services

6. Peer Counseling

  • Peer Mentoring
  • One-on-One Peer Counseling
  • Group Meetings
  • Recreational activities
  • Living Well With the Disability Classes
  • LA Food Bank/Food Support Program
  • Counseling Monday afternoons with Dr. Rita Seiden LCSW, Ph.D click here

7.  Independent Living Skills Training

  • Living Well With A Disability
  • CALIF Café – Economic Development & Micro-Business-- T-shirt printing & Other Businesses
  • Art Classes – Painting
  • Art & Sign Business with Desktop Publishing
  • Arts & Crafts (Using Recyclable Materials)

8. Assistive Technology (AT)

9. California Community Transitions (CCT)

10. Community Forum for Underserved Communities:  Diversity    Programs

  1. Deaf Outreach
  2. Korean Outreach
  3. Youth Outreach
  4. CALIF Volunteer Program
  5. Senior Work Training Program thru National Asian Pacific Center for Aging (NAPCA) Senior Workers
  6. DOR’s OJT Internship Program
  7. Community Service Program (thru Volunteer Center of Los Angeles)