Your Voice Matters!

Chesapeake Residents Forum
NOTE:  Date change from 27th to 12th in June

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 ~ 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

723 Woodlake Dr., Chesapeake, VA  23320

Endependence Center, Incorporated (ECI) is hosting a meeting for all Chesapeake residents with disabilities to provide feedback related to Chesapeake barriers and needs. Our goal is to help identify what resources are currently being provided as well as what resources are needed. The goal is to come and identify what barriers you have as a resident of the City of Chesapeake. This is an opportunity for you to voice your concerns, needs, and desires that will improve your quality of life in Chesapeake. In addition, a time to come out and let ECI staff know what your barriers are personally and ways you would like to see your community changed so that it is more inclusive.

Fair Housing Seminar

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 ~~ 9:30am – 11:00am
Oasis Social Ministry
dining room next door to 800B Williamsburg Avenue

Are you homeless or do you have a disability and seeking housing? Do you want to know more about your fair housing rights to enable you to have equal opportunities to use and enjoy shelter services and/or housing? The Endependence Center will present a fair housing seminar focusing on disability related rights in accessing homeless shelters as well as housing. Who should attend? People with disabilities as well as service providers in the region who administer shelter and housing programs to the homeless community. Any questions or if you would like to request an accommodation, contact Vantoria Clay at (757) 351-1595 or vclay@endependence.org.

Picture of House with words Equal Housing Opportunity

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