CORE SERVICES and PROGRAMS
LACIL provides FREE core services and support to those who are challenged with new or existing disabilities, beginning with children on up to adults and senior citizens.
- Peer Counseling
Individuals with disabilities meet individually or in groups with a peer who shares similar or related life experiences, to gain insight regarding needs and resources related to independent living.
- Independent Living Skills Training
Planned activities designed to help those with disabilities learn improved skills for the purpose of acquiring, maintaining and increasing their independence (e.g., personal finance, grocery shopping, nutrition, etc.).
- Information & Referral
Identification of helpful resources, services and providers within public and private community organizations. Assists individuals with disabilities who receive social security disability benefits and desire to return to work.
- Systems & Individual Advocacy
Educational information to promote and protect the rights, services and opportunities of people with disabilities, while providing assistance in application and utilization of data related to disability issues.
- Transition Services
Providing assistance for those residing in a care facility, who wish to return to an independent lifestyle in the community; teaching life skills and providing job training for youth with disabilities transitioning out of the public school system.
- Employment Network
Assists individuals with disabilities between the ages of 18 and 64, receiving Social Security Disability benefits and who desire to return to the workforce without sacrificing their benefits.
- Medicaid Waiver Services
• Facilitation of the Elderly Disabled Consumer Directed (EDCD)
• Personal Attendant Services (PAS).
• Case management for the Developmentally Delayed (DD). • Transition Coordination from institutions to home.
- Mobility Program
Free services for people with mobility related issues and are in need of walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc. NOTE: LACIL accepts gently used donated mobility equipment and donations are tax deductible.