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Participants identify training needs to gain skills for living independently.

Examples include:

  • Disability Rights
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Housing and Transportation Options
  • Budgeting
  • Attendant Management


Monthly Independent Living Skills workshops with rotating topics are offered as well as ongoing training on different topics of the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.). Participants who set personal goals and choose to work with a Peer Mentor also gain independent living skills through the mentoring process.

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All Services

Information & Referral

Current disability-related information on programs, resources and support services is offered to the public.

Advocacy Services

ECI provides assistance in resolving discrimination complaints between, individuals, groups, & more...

Peer Mentoring

One-to-one mentoring model with a peer sharing their disability-related experiences.

Skills Training

Participants identify training needs to gain skills for living independently and work with a Peer Mentor.


Help with disability-related Nursing Home / Institution / Youth and transitioning.


We maintain resources of housing available in our service area, including subsidized & tax credit housing.


The ECI staff provides students and their parents with information, guidance, and advocacy training.


Transportation options, how to apply for them, ILS training related to transportation, and more.

Hearing Outreach

Technical assistance, equipment training and disability awareness services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Benefits Counseling

Services for Employment, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Insurance, & more...

Employment Network

Finding opportunities in the job market, resume assistance, interview prep, and more...
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