Independent Living Resources (ILR) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with all disabilities. The agency provides services using both staff and volunteers.
- Cooking “Individualized Assessments”
- Crossroads Discussion (TBI) Group
- Peer Counseling Class
- Ready to Rent
- Visually Impaired Support Group
- Women’s Support Group
- Writing Group
For class schedule see ILR’s Newsletter.
Healthy Lifestyles – Healthy Lifestyles is a self directed goal setting program to help individuals live a healthier life. This program also offers ongoing mentoring. To learn about Healthy Lifestyles, please call Sarah Gerth at 503-232-7411 or
- Advocacy and Education
- Community “Tenants Rights and Responsibilities” Training
- Fair Housing Amendments Act
- Landlord/Tenant Mediation
- Ready to Rent Class
Skills Instruction – At ILR we offer skills instruction, both individual and in small groups, which can help people with disabilities acquire skills to live more independently.
Examples of topics:
- Anger management
- Braille and Orientation & Mobility Instruction
- Communication Skills
- Household Management
- Personal Safety
- Pre-vocational Information
- Social Skills
Sports/Outdoor Recreation – For people with disabilities who are interested in sports or the outdoors please join us. We offer a variety of outings and activities. Please contact Patricia Kepler at 503-232-7411 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning more about our outdoor recreation program.
Volunteer Program – ILR’s services are provided by both staff and volunteers. Volunteers are essential to the success of this organization. They enable us to provide services without exceeding our budget. Volunteers serve in many capacities at ILR, including the Board of Directors, peer counselors, and teachers. Please contact Sarah Naomi Campbell email@example.com if you find interest in becoming an ILR volunteer. Download Volunteer Application
STEPS Program – It’s often said that knowledge is power. STEPS empowers participants by providing information about rights and responsibilities, and helping them develop the skills needed to hire and manage Homecare Workers.Call Suzanne to sign up for the next workshop at ILR. Each workshop is from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, and lunch and snacks are included. Eligible participants (see below) will receive a comprehensive handbook, follow-up services as needed, and a $25 gift card. To register, or for more information, call the STEPS Training Coordinator (503) 232-7411 or email STEPS@ILR.org.
- Social Security Benefits
- Medical Benefits
- Food Stamps
- Housing Assistance
- And More..
To learn more about working and disability benefits, call us at 503-232-7411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call our partners on this project, Disability Rights Oregon, at 503-243-2081.