Empowering people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.
We work with people of all ages — from children who might have a disability to senior citizens. We assist people who have a wide variety of disabilities, including physical, cognitive, visual, auditory and mental/emotional.
A Center for Independent Living is a nonprofit, community-based agency that provides five core services: advocacy, independent living, information and referral, peer consultation and transition.
Bloom Café serves a fresh take on casual dining while helping people with disabilities grow their independence through a unique job training program. The café is open from 8 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Paraquad’s Shine the Light Jubilee, celebrating our 50th anniversary, is going virtual! You can purchase a ticket or sponsorship for access to our pre- and post-parties and to receive a Jubilee Goody Box. Or you can stream the event for free. See you on Friday, September 25!
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Paraquad’s Public Policy & Advocacy Department has been busy spreading the word across the state about how and why to make sure everyone is able to vote and be heard this November. If you haven’t had the chance to attend one of our trainings, no worries! Public Policy & Advocacy Specialist Sarah Schwegel recorded a…
At the federal level, Congress is continuing to work on the next COVID-19 relief package, and people with disabilities are at risk of being forgotten. Advocates must work together to ensure this doesn’t happen. You can find your legislators by using this tool. To save you time, Paraquad has put together the following templates for…
Guest Blog by Gabriella Garbero For more from Gabriella visit https://thegirlwhosits.com/ Having been a disabled Medicaid recipient for all of my adult life, I have seen firsthand how this program has allowed people with disabilities to live as independently as possible, in turn making society richer, more diverse, and an all-around better place to be….