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Election Day
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Election day is coming up on November 6 and it is important for you to Get Out and Vote!  If you would like to vote, but are concerned about transportation to the polls and live within the paratransit service area, feel free to contact ECI for assistance with HRT vouchers.

If you would like to vote, but live in an area that HRT paratransit service is not available, please contact us to see what accommodations ECI could provide.  Please contact us by noon on Monday, Novebmber 5th.

Mark your calendar and be sure to “Get Out and Vote!” Virginia law requires all voters to provide and acceptable form of photo identification (photo ID) when voting in person at their polling place. More information about acceptable ID’s can be found at https://elections.virginia.gov. If you did not register by 10/15/18, you cannot vote.

 
Endependence Center
YOUTH OPEN HOUSE
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Endependence Center, Inc.
6300 E Virginia Beach Blvd in Norfolk

You are invited to an Open House for high school students, young adults under 25, families, school transition staff, and other community service providers 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 benefit 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 further information, contact Cheryl Ward at 757-351-1585 or cward@endependence.org.

 
Group for People Living in a Nursing Facility
Thursday, November 15, 2018 ~~ 1:00pm to 2:30pm 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, issues relating to moving out of the nursing facility and how to use paratransit services. 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.