Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: .. Independent Living Choices.. News.. Events.. Funding.. Newsletters.. Office Staff.. Applications.. Board of Directors.. Services Programs.. Partners Contributions.. Employment Opportunities.. Summer Transistion Program.. Make a donation.. Home.. Contact.. Locations.. Calendar.. Welcome to Independent Living Choices.. Mission Statement:.. We provide services to people with disabilities who make independence their choice.. Latest News.. Operation Helpful.. 6/26/2013.. The Sioux Falls Hy-Vee Stores sponsor a special program called Operation Helpful Smile.. Independent Living Choices is pleased to participate in this.. more.. Upcoming Events.. Watertown Summer.. 6/10/2013.. The Watertown office will be holding a Summer Transition Class for students with disabilities ages 16-21.. The class will be held June 10th-13th and.. 2013 Harley Davidson Vivid Black Street Glide Raffle.. Tickets are available now! We have sold over 900 tickets already! The bike is at Stone’s Truck Stop in Watertown until the winner is drawn.. We will be updating the website as the raffle progresses, so check ... from Watertown, SD.. John is the winner of the 2012 Harley Davidson Road King.. Winner of the 2012 Harley Davidson Road King, John Sumpman from Watertown, SD.. Congratulations John!.. Independent Living Choices was established in 1982 as a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit, organization.. The founders believed in the human value, contribution, and spirit of people who have significant disabilities.. They believed that all people regardless of disability should have the right to determine how and where they want to live.. The Center was established to provide basic skills so many of us take for granted: to take care of our own needs and to make our own decisions.. to be independent.. 4107 S Carnegie Cr.. Sioux Falls, SD 57106.. (605) 362-3550.. i-l-c@ilcchoices.. org.. Staff.. News.. Events.. Funding.. Newsletters.. Applications.. Board of Directors.. Services.. Partners.. Employment Opportunities.. Summer Transistion Program.. Independent Living Choices, 2013.. All rights reserved.. Site Development by.. Driver Websites.. |.. Admin..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: Operation Helpful Smile.. 06/26/2013.. Independent Living Choices is pleased to participate in this program!.. Each week an area non-profit organization is selected as a recipient.. Donation boxes at each Sioux Falls Hy-Vee check out stand will collect customer contributions.. Contributions collected will be DOUBLED; up to $1,000, by Hy-Vee and other supporting sponsors and will be forwarded to the specific organization.. June 26th – July 2nd is Independent Living Choices week, so mark your calendars!.. A little support can go a long way in assisting a person with a disability in achieving the independence they desire.. Tell your family, friends, and neighbors to contribute also!.. 2012 Harley Davidson Road King Winner.. 08/03/2012.. Open House and Ribbon Cutting.. 02/22/2010.. After nine months of strategic planning, Prairie Freedom Center for Independent Living changed the agency name to Independent Living Choices.. The change took effect January 1st, 2010.. Not only did we change the name, but we also made changes to the mission, logo, colors, and added a tag line.. We made these changes for several reasons and some of them include:.. 1.. ... their name.. 5.. Finally, to reintroduce ourselves to the community with a fresh appeal.. The change took a lot of effort by staff and the Board of Directors, but the results have been worth the work.. I would like to give special thanks to Henkin Schultz for guiding us through this process.. Their assistance was priceless.. The change has been overwhelmingly positive and well received.. To celebrate the changes, Independent Living Choices recently held an open house and ribbon cutting with the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce.. The celebration was well attended with nearly 150 participants and partners of our agency in attendance.. If you were unable to attend the open house or have not seen the changes, please stop in and visit us.. We would love to tell you about our new look!.. Matt Cain.. Executive Director.. Keloland Story.. 09/30/2008.. Keloland News ran a story in January regarding the Assistive Daily Living Services Program.. This story highlights the importance of the program in the lives of people with disabilities.. The following is a link to the story.. keloland.. com/NewsDetail6162.. cfm?Id=25,65566..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: Aberdeen Summer Transition Class.. 07/15/2013.. Starts: 8:30 am.. Ends: 12:00 pm.. The Aberdeen office will be holding a Summer Transition Class for students with disabilities ages 16-21.. The class will be held July 15th-18th and run from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm each day.. The application deadline is May 15th.. Class size is limited to 8 students.. Applications for the class are available in the Application Section of our website.. Call Paula or Susan in the Aberdeen office for more information at 605-626-2976.. June 26th – July 2nd, 2013 is Independent Living Choices week, so mark your calendars!.. Mitchell Summer Transition Class.. 06/11/2013.. Starts: 9:00 am.. Ends: 2:00 pm.. The Mitchell office will be holding a Summer Transition Class for students with disabilities ages 16-21.. The class will be held June 11th-13th and run from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm each day.. The application deadline is May 10th.. Class size is limited.. Call Kathie in the Mitchell office for more information at 605-995-8141.. Watertown Summer ... Youth/Young Adult Peer Support Group will be joining FriendLink for an afternoon of karaoke.. We will be meeting at the Augustana College Back Alley located at 2112 S Grange Ave in the Morrison Commons building.. There is a $3 cover fee for this event.. Come to sing or cheer on others!.. Please RSVP to Sarah Jo at 362-3550 by Wednesday, April 10th.. Please call Sarah Jo with questions or in case of inclement weather.. Hope to see you there!.. Cross Disability Peer Support Group.. 04/16/2013.. Starts: 2:00 pm.. Ends: 3:30 pm.. The Sioux Falls Area Cross Disability Peer Support Group will be having a movie night at Independent Living Choices located at 4107 S Carnegie Circle from 2:00 to 3:30 pm on Tuesday, April 9th.. The movie we will be watching is "Where's Molly.. " It is a heart-warming story about disabilities, love and loss.. Come enjoy popcorn and a great movie!.. Call Sarah Jo at 362-3550 with questions, or in case of inclement weather..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: The growing need for private and corporate funding.. Each year, ILC must depend more and more on private and corporate contributions to meet the cost of day-to-day operations.. By the time people reach the doors of ILC , they have usually exhausted all other means for assistance and funding.. The Federal Department of Education provides annual grants for the fundamental and essential functions of our services.. However, the federal funding has not been ... costs.. ILC is not a national agency and must depend on the community for assistance.. Private and corporate gifts to ILC are used primarily to supplement existing programs.. This is a special partnership that continues to help our friends and neighbors with disabilities who want to live independently within the community.. All donations made to ILC are treated as charitable contributions and are deductible according to current tax regulations.. Click here to donate..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: Officers.. Steve Tripp.. President.. Cheri Raymond.. Vice President.. Laura Staebner.. Treasurer.. Board Members.. Travis Arneson.. Doug Williamson.. Vicki Harkness.. Susan Kornder.. Eric Vetter.. Paula Heck.. Jim Kapperman..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: Services and Programs.. Adaptive Devices Program.. Empowering individuals with disabilities who choose to live independently in the setting of their choice sometimes is as simple as obtaining adaptive devices.. Adaptive devices can assist an eligible i.. Advocacy.. ILC provides advocacy training for individuals with disabilities to assist them in developing the skills needed to advocate on their own behalf to obtain necessary support services, learn leadership s.. Americans with Disabilities Act.. The Americans with Disabilities Act is the most comprehensive federal civil-rights statute protecting the rights of people with disabilities.. It affects access to employment; to state and local govern.. Assistive Daily Living Services.. The ADLS Program provides services to assist eligible individuals who have a substantial functional impairment to all four limbs to remain living independently in their homes.. The services available a.. Home Modifications.. The Home Modification Program provides home alterations (ramps, doorway widening, bathroom and kitchen modifications) and ... information and referral services to anyone with questions related to independent living and disability issues.. Our trained staff will answer your questions or refe.. Peer Support Program.. Peer Support is an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to gain understanding and information from others who have gone through similar life experiences.. Peer visitors assist participants in.. Summer Transition Program.. It will be an exciting summer for students ages 16-21 participating in ILC's Summer Transition Program! We will be teaching self advocacy skills, social skills and independent living skills such as co.. Telecommunication Adaptive Devices.. This program will purchase and distribute, free of charge, telecommunication devices to make telephone services accessible for individuals with disabilities.. A telecommunication device for individu.. Other Programs and Services.. Events to celebrate the 20th Annual Anniversary of the ADA are being planned now in Sioux Falls, DeSmet, Yankton, Mitchell, and other communities.. Please contact your local Independent Living Choices..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: Partners & Contributors.. Please select a quarter below to view all the Partners and Contributors:.. 2nd Quarter 2012.. 3rd Quarter 2012.. 4th Quarter 2012.. 1st Quarter 2013.. We apologize if anyone was unintentionally left off this list.. We appreciate all donations and support.. Thank you to everyone who has partnered with us to assist people with disabilities..
Title: Independent Living Choices - Sioux Falls, SD Descriptive info: Employment.. Part-time Personal Attendants Wanted.. IT’S ALL ABOUT INDEPENDENCE!!! – Independent Living Choices is looking for Part Time Personal Attendants to provide personal cares (dressing, bathing, transferring, etc.. ) for adults with disabilities living in their own homes in South Dakota – various 1-3 hour shifts available mornings, noon, afternoons & evenings, ... and Flexible Scheduling.. If this position interests you call Sue for more information about the position and what is available in your area.. Our Personal Attendant Application can be found under our applications tab on the website.. Wage is $9.. 65 per hour/CNA $10.. 00 per hour.. 605 -362-3550 or 1-800-947-3770.. E-mail:..