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Endependence Center Open House
Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Endependence Center
6300 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk
High school students, young adults under 25, families,
school transition staff, and other community service providers
are welcome to come and meet some of our staff. This event
will focus on the services and support ECI has to offer for
young adults with disabilities who are working on transitioning
into the community. We will provide information on employment,
vocational services, social security benefits counseling, housing,
transportation, Medicaid, and post-secondary education.
Please join us to learn more about ECI and what we can do
to help bring community success for youth with disabilities.
For more information, contact Cheryl Ward
cward@endependence.org or 351-1585.
Endependence Center

Medicaid CCC Plus Managed Care Forum

and Annual Meeting

Meeting Location
Doubletree by Hilton Norfolk Airport
1500 N Military Highway, Norfolk
Date/Time
Thursday, November 30, 2017
9:00am to 3:00pm
Medicaid CCC Plus Managed Care Forum
 9:00am to 12:00pm
A panel of Managed Care Healthcare providers will be
discussing Enhanced Benefits, Transition from Nursing
Facilities, Transportation Services, and Care Coordination.
Annual Meeting
12:30pm to 3:00pm
Keynote Speaker
Cindi Jones, Director
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services
There will be a break in the program from 12:00pm to 12:30pm  and exhibitors will be available. The luncheon is from 12:30pm
to 3:00pm. Exhibitors will be available from 11:00am to 3:00pm. 
The luncheon includes speakers and award presentations.
The $5.00 registration fee includes lunch. Please register and
request accommodations by November 20 at our
If you do not have access to the Internet,
register by phone, 351-1587.
For more information about being a sponsor or exhibiting, call
351-1587 or visit our sponsorship-exhibit registration.

Annual Participant Holiday Party

Thursday, December 14, 2017
11:00am to 4:00pm
Doubletree by Hilton Norfolk Airport
1500 N Military Highway, Norfolk
The party is open to Active and Former Center
Participants only and one guest.
The cost is $5.00 per person and payable at the door.
Music, Pictures, Karaoke, Dancing, Exhibitors, and Door Prizes.
Menu:  Pizza, salad, wings, dessert, and drinks.
Reserve your seat with Jennifer Beekman no later than December 7.
Call 351-1587 or email jbeekman@endependence.org
You are encouraged to be responsible for your own
transportation to and from the party.

Group for People Living in a Nursing Facility

Friday, November 17, 2017 ~~ 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at ECI

This is a group that is ONLY for people who currently live in Nursing Facilities.
We will be discussing issues relating to your rights while you are living in a nursing facility and issues relating to moving out of the nursing facility. You will be able to network with others who live in a nursing facility. We will cover topics  to help you reach your goals. For further information about this group or transportation, please call Rena Lewis at (757) 351-1578 or Travis Webb at (757) 351-1574. Bus tickets and para-transit tickets will be provided to this event.