Tri-County Independent Living Center, Inc. serves as a catalyst in advocacy efforts between consumers and the community. Consumers are encouraged to develop skills to become effective advocates for themselves and for issues of local and national interest within the disability community.
What services are offered for Advocacy?
Tri-County Independent Living Center offers:
Training for individuals who desire to develop and/or improve advocacy skills.
Opportunities to create change individually and in the community.
Information regarding current issues and trends within the disability community.
Assistance in overcoming barriers to advocacy.
Recent issues of advocacy include nursing home transition, affordable, accessible housing, work incentive legislation, sidewalk curb cuts, and disability awareness.
Persons interested in learning more about advocacy, being involved in ongoing advocacy efforts, or needing assistance advocating for themselves, please contact us at 330-762-0007, or use our contact form to send us a message.