Freedom Resource Center is a disability rights organization. Our mission is to provide services that increase independence for people with disabilities.
Freedom Resource Center provides services free of charge to individuals of any age and any disability. Here are some examples of services that Freedom provides to individuals with disabilities:
Freedom Resource Center’s Direct Services
Information and Referral
Independent Living Skills Training
Civic Engagement Opportunities
Nursing Home Prevention and Relocation
Social Security Benefits
Accessing Health Care
Requesting Reasonable Accommodations
Independent Living Skills Classes
Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. is proud to offer a variety of short term training’s to assist individuals in developing skills to live independently including social skills, budgeting, advocacy, job seeking, and quality of life. IL Skills training’s can be offered one-on-one or in groups.
Living Well Series
LW 101: Independence
LW 102: Self-sufficiency
LW 103: Vocation
LW 103: Vocation
Skills to Pay the Bills (transition school based curriculum)
Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help individuals enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities. The more people know about credit and banking services, the more likely they are to:
Improve their financial health and well being, and even
Buy a home
Successful financial management can help you maintain your independence and allow you to be in control of your spending. If you have little financial savvy or just want to improve your money management skills, Money Smart can help. This curriculum is customized and personalized to your own money management skills.
JobSmart presents the essential work behaviors that are most important to becoming successfully employed. This humorous program will allow you to laugh as you learn the skills you need to meet your employment goals. JobSmart introduces a new practical approach to learning and relearning basic skills for people with disabilities.
Part 1: How to Avoid Staying Unemployed
Part 2: How to Avoid Irritating Co-Workers
Part 3: How to Avoid Irritating the Boss
Part 4: How to Get a Promotion
Part 5: How to Avoid Getting Fired
Part 6: How to Avoid Getting Hurt
These acclaimed programs use video modeling to cover everything today’s job seekers need to know about landing and keeping a job.