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    Descriptive info: .. The Key to Independence.. Empowering ideas.. Enhancing life.. Home.. About.. Services.. Donations.. Contacts.. We.. Promote.. independence, well -being.. and dignity.. End the Wait!.. Persons with disabilities in Louisiana are waiting 8 yrs.. + for waiver services they need now!.. Various disability supporters have been advocating for years in Louisiana legislation regarding the need of home community base services.. Parents, children, young adults and elderly are currently waiting to receive these care services that improve quality of life and are more cost effective than serving someone in an institutional setting.. Get involved this upcoming legislation season!.. Advocating for the Disability Community.. Spring Fun Fest Community Health Event.. FREE AND OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY-Friday April 12, 2013 10am - 4pm.. location Kenner, LA 70062.. This is a fun event to assist individuals to gain access to healthcare.. There will be screenings, information fair, giveaways, games and more.. The 1st 50 people have a chance to win DVD players'.. Spring Fun Fest Flyer.. A.. Consumer's Story.. Meet Mr.. Patterson.. Mr.. Patterson, a retired investment banker, never thought he would have to ask for help.. But with health needs looming, he did ask for help.. He was connected to our Information and Referral Network and received case management services and assistance from our Specialist to enroll in Personal Care Assistant serivces and Affordable Accessible Housing programs.. Louisiana.. Care.. Assistive Devices/Home Modifications.. Afforable Low-Income Housing.. Emergency Preparedeness.. Employment.. Home and Community Base Services.. Medicaid Enrollment.. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance.. What.. is a Center for Independent Living?.. Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are typically non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities.. Their goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities.. Also, Centers for Independent Living serve as a strong advocacy voice on a wide range of national, state and local issues.. They work to assure physical and programmatic access to housing, employment, transportation, communities, recreational facilities, and health and  ...   Frank Ocean, Hunter Hayes, and Dr.. John.. March 2013.. Louisiana State University (LSU) celebrates its Wellness Fair for persons to gain insight on wellness issues, health screenings and interacitive activities held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.. April 2013.. French Quarter Festival.. takes place in New Orleans from April 11-April 14; the 4 day event is the largest free music festival in the South!.. Baton Rouge Blues Festival.. takes place in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana.. Louisiana State H.. O.. G.. Rally.. takes place in Houma, LA from April 4 - April 6.. May 2013.. Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.. takes place in Breaux Bridge, LA from May 3rd - May 5th.. The 2013.. New Orleans Wine Food Experience.. takes place on May 22 - 25, 2013.. The 4th annual.. Bayou Country Superfest.. takes place at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge on May 25 May 26, 2013.. June 2013.. Uplifting the Coast Festival.. takes place in Baton Rouge on June 7, 8 and 9, 2013.. July 2013.. Essence Music Festival.. takes place at the Superdome in New Orleans from July 4 thru July 7, 2013.. August 2013.. FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS- visit CVS/pharmacy in recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month, August health screening events will focus on vaccination reviews,.. vision acuity, glucose, blood pressure and BMI.. Call 1-855-287-7867to learn about FREE health screenings.. September 2013.. October 2013.. RACE FOR THE CURE- Run/Walk in recognition of breast cancer awareness month New Orleans City Park.. The 8th annual.. Crescent City Blues BBQ Festival.. takes place in New Orleans on October 18th, 19th 20th.. November 2013.. Voodoo Music Experience.. takes place at City Park's Festival Grounds in New Orleans from November 1 - November 3, 2013.. December 2013.. CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS-New Orleans' premier event of the Christmas season featuring lights and displays, music, food, and arts.. Upcoming 2014 –Preview.. Februaruy 2014.. NBA All-Star Game.. takes place at the New Orleans Arena.. care For Persons with disabilities.. (c) 2010 |.. Privacy policy.. tel (+1) 877 505 2260 or video phone 504 327 2956..

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    Descriptive info: Services.. Our.. Mission.. To Enhance Personal Choice.. Our mission is to advocate for a fully accessible and integrated community and provide services for individuals with disabilities.. We look to enhance personal choice while promoting social, vocational, and economic opportunities.. Our.. History.. Developed, Directed and Delivered by Persons with Disabilities.. Resources for Independent Living, Inc.. (RIL) began operation in 1988 and was founded as a non–profit organization in 1990 with a staff of 5 and a consumer based philosophy to provide services to person with disabilities to enable them to live independently in the community.. By 1995, RIL grew to include a staff of 30 opened an office in Baton Rouge along with at least an 8 member Board of Directors.. RIL has maintained a majority of persons with disabilities on staff and Board since its inception.. RIL is committed to advocating services with increased self determination and independence through various programs.. These programs are developed, directed and delivered by person with disabilities.. Independent Living.. Movement.. Disability Rights.. Prior to the 1960’s, people with significant disabilities were invariably incarcerated in state-run institutions.. People with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and sensory or physical disabilities were kept in appalling and inhumane conditions often far worse than criminals were subjected to, even at the time.. Deinstitutionalization  ...   Council For Independent Living (NCIL.. A national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities.. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including:.. Centers for Independent Living.. (CILs),.. Statewide Independent Living Councils.. (SILCs), individuals with disabilities, and other organizations throughout the United States.. Serving Population.. (RIL) was founded in 1988 with one great intention, service.. Since its founding,RIL has provided services to aid persons with disabilities in their daily lives which over time has created a family-oriented establishment.. emphasizes community involvement and awareness especially when achieving positive and effective change.. We provide services to twenty-three parishes in the Greater Louisiana Southeast region.. Serving Parishes.. Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Lower St.. Martin, Orleans, Plaquemine, Point Coupee, St.. Bernard, St.. Charles, St.. Helena, St.. James, St.. John, St.. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.. All persons with a disability as defined by the Rehab Act are eligible to receive RIL’s services.. Our staff is deligheted to provided one on one individualized home assessments are to determine appropriate placement of services.. Your services are just a phone call away!.. tel (+1) 877 505 2260 or Video phone 504 327 2956.. care for Persons with Disabilities (c) 2012 |.. Privacy policy..

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    Descriptive info: and Programs.. The Key to Independence is Simple it Lies Within You.. We offer four core independent living services, deaf and hard of hearing services, employment services, transportation services, counseling case management services and personal care assistance services to people with disabilities.. Services and programs are directed from our office locations, in the homes of consumers and in the community.. Our vision is to ensure persons with disabilities are able to obtain and sustain independence by providing goods and services that allows individuals to access community resources as prescribed by the ADA and Rehabilitation Act.. please click link to learn more deatils about services.. More Services and Programs.. FAQ's.. Frequently Asked Questions.. Can I live at an Independent Living Center?.. No, we do not have independent living residents but, we do assist persons in finding accesible, afoordable housing in their community.. Who can recieive services?.. Any person with a disability define by the Rehab act is eligible for services.. Work.. Team.. Alisha Hammond.. Arianne Freeman.. Deonne T.. Bailey.. Rosie Calvin, RN.. The Four Core Services.. Advocacy.. A strong knowledge of personal  ...   of the initial request.. Peer Counseling.. Everyone needs an outlet of understanding.. Our peer support groups allow peers to spend time together in group settings discussing personal issues or concerns as well as being informed about our many social events in the community.. Skills Training.. Essential skills are needed to perform everyday tasks.. Our skills training includes financial management, meal planning, household cleaning, and transportation training.. Skills training ensure independence and knowledge of executing important tasks for self-reliance.. Activities.. 07.. 12 Elm Street Apartment Social.. Consumers have the opportunity to meet and greet with their neighbors and gain insight on information regarding solutions for the upcoming hurricane seasons.. Participate.. 08.. 12 RIL Lunch Fundraiser.. Community fundraisers are given annuallly to assist our non-porfit orgnization with our missions to serve persons with disabilities.. Plate lunches were provided during this month to assist with fundraisers and donations this year.. 10.. 12 Cycling for Independence.. Persons with disabilites have the opportunity to participate in a 250 mile cycling event from Bossier city to Baton Rouge louisiana.. Participate.. care for Persons with Disabilities.. (c) 2012 |..

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    Descriptive info: Donation.. “.. The Key to Independence is Simple, it Lies Within the Individual”.. is the motto we instill within ourselves and the consumers we serve!.. (RIL) needs you to support our fully diverse minority operated non –profit 501 (c) 3 organization.. We have been serving individuals with varieties of disabilities in Louisiana for over 24 years.. Tax-Exempt.. Slip.. All donations received are tax deductible and helps to improve your community,increase partnerships with social service agency and.. increase customer interest/ awareness.. Please contact the office closes to you to request your tax-exempt slip or click.. Request.. to e-mail us!.. Durable Goods.. Closet.. walkers, wheelchairs, hosptials beds, canes, shower chairs, crutches and other aids of daily living are appreciated!.. We accept equipment donations to our organization from community and individual donors.. If you wish to make a donation, please contact an office near you  ...   time to grab anything and our house could not protect us from the water.. Thanks to RIL I was able to receive assistive devices, a new wheelchair and an occupational therapist services were provided for the wheelchair fitting.. Reimonenq, 62 yrs.. old chronic Heart Problems.. I never thought, after retiring I would be able to handle going back to work.. I thought because of new technogly and not having experiences with computers that I would be overwhelmed, but now I am thriving in my new job and up for a promotion.. $$ Donate.. Approximately 85 percent of every dollar that RIL receives goes directly to the consumer.. Your contributions to our organization will greatly assist us in our mission to help individuals with disabilities live independently.. tel (+1) 877 505 226 or video Phone 504 327 2956.. care for persons with disabiltiies..

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    Descriptive info: Tools.. Brochure.. Information Packet.. Primary.. 2001 21st Street Kenner, LA 70062.. +1 877 505 2260.. Freephone:.. +1 504 522 1955.. Telephone:.. +1 504 327 2956.. Videophone:.. +1 504 522 1954.. FAX:.. E-mail:.. contact@noril.. org.. 3233 S.. Sherwood Forest Blvd.. Ste.. 101A Baton Rouge, LA 70816.. +1 225 753 4772.. +1 225 753 4831.. Volunteer.. Volunteers don't just do the work.. ~.. they make it work.. -Carol Pettit.. is always looking for community involvement and encourages volunteering.. If you are interested in volunteering please contact our office and get involved!.. Dependable, Responsible, Respectful, Caring Service by Qualified Staff.. (RIL) looks to enhance personal choice while promoting vocational opportunities.. 51% of our  ...   We are always looking for bright, innovative hardworking dedicated Individuals to join our team to provide quality services to our community.. If you have expertise in working with persons with disabilities and the social service field we encourage you to apply!.. Contact.. Form.. We encourage you to be involved and gain accurate information on topics of concerns or interests regarding persons with disabilities.. Knowledge is an extremely powerful tool,complete the form below so we can answer your inquires and needs.. Enter Your Name:.. Enter Your Email:.. Enter Your City, State and Zip Code:.. Please Type a Brief Message:.. Submit.. Rest.. tel (+1) 877 505 2260.. care for persons with disabilities..

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    Descriptive info: Counseling.. Achieveing Life Goals.. We provide necessary resources and supports to execute the steps to transition into an independent person living in the community of your choice.. One on one case management is given on an individualized basis to ensure person's achieve their life goals and is implemented through all services offered.. Preventative.. Health Services.. Gaining Access to Medical Care.. We contract with a Family Medical Physician to provide medical services such as physical examinations, vaccinations, health screenings, laboratory tests, and preventative health assesments.. These services are provided in our walk-in clinc and billed through the consumers' insurance.. Standard sliding-fee oprtion is avaiable if consumer has finacial hardships.. Medicaid.. Enrollment.. Gaining Access to Healthcare.. We are a certified Mediciad Application Center and can assist any person interested in applying for medicaid coverage.. All interviews are scheduled on a daily basises by contacting our office toll free or click the link to submit your request.. We act as an employment network (EN) under the Social Secuirty Administration Ticket to Work Program.. We provide employment services and other types of supports to beneficiaries interested in achieving employment.. Deaf and Blind.. These services are available to persons who are deaf/blind which includes information and  ...   preventive services (fall prevention, etc.. ).. Our Consumer Services Department is responsible for case supervision of PCA services for our consumers.. Case managers work one-on-one with consumers to determine which programs are the most effective in assisting them with their needs.. In addition to case supervision, consumers recieves quality, dependable , care services from our Direct Service Worker (DSW) staff.. Direct Service Worker (DSW).. All Direct Service Workers are required to meet specific qualifications and are also required to have 40 hours of continual training each year, reassuring outstanding and reliable service for our consumers!.. We strongly encourage friends or loved ones to become apart of our team.. If interested in providing these caring services to a consumer with a disability contact our toll free number or click.. APPLY.. Nursing Home Transitioning.. We provide support for people with disabilities who are considering transitioning from a nursing home or other institution.. Many people need the necessary resources and supports to execute the first steps in transitioning from an institution into a community of choice.. Click to link to gain more insight on resources available in your community.. tel (+1) 877 505 2260 or Video Phone 504 327 2956.. care forfor persons with disabilities..

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    Descriptive info: Privacy.. Policy.. (“RIL”) respects your personal privacy and is committed to adhering to federal and state privacy laws and industry guidelines in order to protect you and your identity.. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we handle the personal information that you provide to us on this web site (the “Web Site”).. This Privacy Policy applies only to this Web Site, not to any other third party sites that may be accessible from here.. After reading this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into and is a part of this Web Site’s terms and conditions, you will know:.. 1.. what information RIL collects from you;.. 2.. how RIL uses your information;.. 3.. what choices you have about how RIL treats your information;.. 4.. how RIL protects your privacy;.. 5.. what RIL does about children visiting this Web Site.. Please be sure to read this Privacy Policy before using this Web Site or submitting information to us.. Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and your continued use of this Web Site is acceptance of such changes, so please check this area periodically for updates to this Privacy Policy.. INFORMATION RIL COLLECTS FROM YOU.. Active Information Collection.. Like many other web sites, we actively collect information from our visitors both by asking specific questions on this Web Site and by permitting you to communicate directly with us via e-mail.. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.. Remember, if you send us an e-mail message, you provide us with your e-mail address.. Passive Information Collection.. As you navigate through a web site, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means, such as navigational data collection.. Like most web site operators, we may track IP addresses, use both session and persistent cookies, or assign Internet tags.. Our system may also automatically gathers information about the areas you visit on this Web Site and collects operational information about the technology you use, such as your browser, type of computer, operating systems,  ...   disclose any information that it is required to disclose by law or by an appropriate government authority.. Although RIL does not rent, sell, or otherwise share your information with third parties for purposes unrelated to this Web Site, it may do so in the future.. If you do not want your information to be shared, you should contact us.. CHOICES YOU HAVE ABOUT HOW RIL USES YOUR INFORMATION.. We strive to provide you with as many choices and as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide to us.. We have created mechanism to provide you with the following control over your information.. If you do not wish us to collect cookies, you may set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.. If you do so, please note that some parts of this Web Site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.. You should review this Privacy Policy carefully, because if you do not agree with our practices, your ultimate choice is not to use this Web Site.. Remember, by using any part of this Web Site, you accept and agree to our privacy practices.. If we update this Privacy Policy, your continued use of this Web Site (following the posting of the revised Privacy Policy) means that you accept and agree to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy.. HOW RIL PROTECTS YOUR INFORMATION.. We work hard to protect your personal information.. We use both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases.. This Web Site contains links to other web sites operated by third parties that may be of interest to you.. We cannot control these third party sites, which may collect personal information from you.. When you follow a link and leave this Web Site, you do so at your own risk.. WHAT RIL DOES ABOUT CHILDREN VISITING THIS WEB SITE.. This Web Site is not intended for children under the age of 13.. We will not knowingly collect information from Web Site visitors in this age group.. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online..

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    Descriptive info: Application.. We are an equal opportunity employer.. Please complete all information requested.. Last Name.. First Name.. SS#.. Address.. Apt.. #.. City.. State.. Zip.. Home Phone.. Alt.. Phone.. Email.. Have you ever been employed here before?.. Yes.. No.. If yes, please give approximate dates of prior employment at this organization:.. Have you ever been convicted of a crime?.. Position Applying for?.. Direct Service Worker.. Other.. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?.. Educational Background.. List the last three schools you attended, starting  ...   you think are relevant to this position:.. Are you familiar with sign language for the deaf or other communication devices?.. If yes, please describe.. Work History.. List two previous employer starting with the most recent: ( you may include your resume).. Upload Resume.. Employer.. Position.. Date Employed.. Reason(s) for leaving.. May we contact for reference?.. References.. Give the name, address, and telephone of three references outside of relatives and previous employers:.. I agree to the terms and conditions of this application.. ( please read carefully)..

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