ECI Mourns the Passing of
Stephen Leo Johnson
Stephen Johnson

Stephen Johnson

Stephen Johnson was ECI’s previous Executive Director and retired after 38 years at ECI.
Several memorial documents regarding Steve are featured on a Memorial page at  http://endependence.org/memorial/
VACIL 30th Anniversary ADA Celebration
VACIL is hosting an all-day Virtual
Anniversary Celebration via Zoom
Monday, July 13, 2020

Register in advance for this webinar:

For further information and the schedule:
ECI’s Operational Plan during COVID-19
ECI recognizes the seriousness and effect that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) can have on those that we serve and work with. So that our staff and participants can stay safe, we have established the following Operational Plan.
  • ECI’s office will be closed to the public until further notice. 
  • ECI staff are available by phone and e-mail Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.
  • ECI will not be holding any group activities and participant-led events at ECI until further notice. All events held will be through the Internet and phone.
  • ECI’s Facebook page, website, and newsletter will be updated to reflect this policy and any changes.

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July is Disability Pride Month
Follow us on our Facebook page each day in July for stories about Disability Pride.
Virtual Independent Living Skills
Training Webinars
During the month of July, ECI will hold a webinar on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from July 1 to July 31. All participants are welcome to join these webinars. Click here for information about these webinars.
Youth IL Skills Training Webinars

During the month of July, ECI is hosting Youth IL Skills Training for youth between the ages of 17-24 and who use ECI services. Click here for information about this training series.