From Sept. 24 through Nov. 19, Independent Living of Niagara County will offer American Sign Language classes at 746 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. The class fee is $20 and the book fee is $20, too. For more information, contact, Jeanette Grimaldi at 716-402-5508, email [email protected] or call toll free at 1-855-366-1042.
Independent Living of Niagara County is part of the Western New York Independent Living Inc. family of Agencies and will serve all individuals with any type of disability in Niagara County using its four core services, which include information and referral, peer counseling, Independent Living skills training and individual and systems advocacy.
The Western New York Independent Living family of agencies is a catalyst for systems and individual change, enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities, while respecting diversity, and promoting choices and alternatives for independent living in our societies. Since 1982 the center's services have expanded and evolved in order to meet its goal of full partnership with people with disabilities in this community. It now offers programs in several areas of concern: individual services, programs for consumers with developmental disabilities, mental health services, support services and community services.
The family of agencies includes The Independent Living Center, OAHIIO Native American Services, Mental Health PEER Connection, Independent Living of Niagara County, and Independent Living of Genesee Region.