Welcome to the Western Gate of the Sunshine State where many people with disabilities live, work and play independently and make choices for themselves. A place where others long to live.
To assist individuals with disabilities achieve their goals of independence.
To be the recognized primary provider of independent living services in Northwest Florida.
Our programs and services cover:
Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties
If you have a disability and need help give us a call.
Some of our programs include:
Information and Referral: Resource Library and Referrals to Community Services and Programs
Peer Mentor: One person with a disability talking to another person with a disability
Housing: Referrals for housing or home modification
Advocacy: Know your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Handicapped Parking Code Enforcement
Independent Living Skills Training: Assistance with writing your resume’, keeping your check book, calling for transportation, obtaining an assistive device, etc.
Loan Locker: Free short- and long-term loans of durable medical equipment, such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, and etc.
Assistive Technology (AT): Short-term loans of assistive technology on a “try before you buy” basis; assistive technology assessments and training; alternative finance solutions for the purchase of assistive technology.