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WEBINAR: Understanding Public Benefits

September 3, 2013 in Advocacy & Access, Community News

 

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WEBINAR: UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC BENEFITS

Part One: Wed, Sept. 11, 2013Part Two: Thu, Sept. 19, 2013


Time: 3:00 to 4:30 PM EDT

 

Please note that real time captioning will be provided for this webinar. For other accommodation requests, questions about the webinar or the registration process, please contact Katie Metz atkmetz@ndi-inc.org.

 

 

Join us for two 90-minute webinars (September 11th and September 19th) that will give participants a basic understanding of many benefit programs offered by local, state and federal governments, many of which have applications and rules that change often and can be confusing. This is a two-part webinar. In order to receive the login information for Part Two, you MUST attend Part One.Presenter: Sharon Brent, National Disability Institute

This webinar is made possible by Walmart.

Register for this webinar by clicking on or copying and pasting the following link:https://ndiwebinars.webex.com/ndiwebinars/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=660910578

WWW.REALECONOMICIMPACT.ORG
National Disability Institute
1667 K Street, NW Suite 640
Washington, DC 20006
info@ndi-inc.org
202-296-2040

 


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Give Comments on State Plan for Independent Living

February 15, 2013 in Advocacy & Access, Community News

Comments Requested for Statewide Independent Living Council State Plan for Independent Living

The Statewide Independent Living Council, which identifies and coordinates statewide policy development and program planning to meet the independent living needs of Virginians with disabilities, requests your input on the proposed State Plan for Independent Living. For comments to be considered for the 2014 – 2016 State Plan development, they must be received by March 1, 2013.  However, public input is welcomed at any time.

The Statewide Independent Living Council recommends and oversees funding priorities and policies related to the growth, expansion, and maintenance of the statewide network of centers for independent living. The center for independent living serving Northern Virginia is ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia.

Every three years, the Statewide Independent Living Council conducts a survey in partnership with the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired.  Community input in past years has resulted a new center for independent living in Manassas and a satellite in Loudoun,  as well as enhancements in accessible, affordable housing, transportation, and personal assistance services as statewide systems advocacy priorities.

Complete the survey online or you can send written comments to Rhonda Jeter, SILC Administrator, 8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Henrico, VA 23229. If you require an alternate format of the proposed plan or the public comment form, contact Rhonda Jeter at 804-325–1360, TTY 800 464-9950 or Rhonda.Jeter@dars.virginia.gov.

Thanks to Fairfax County Disability Services

 


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