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Welcome to RICV

Welcome to Resources for Independence Central Valley. RICV is one of 28 Centers for Independent Living in California. Our main office is located in Fresno with two additional locations in Visalia and Merced. Our mission is to empower independence! We encourage people with disabilities to be in control of their lives and to live more independently through a diverse range of choices and opportunities.

Resources for Independence Central Valley provides the Core Services of information and referral, independent living skills training, assistive technology training, peer support, individual and systems advocacy, youth transition from high school to adult life, and assisting individuals with transition from nursing homes to independent living in the community.


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November 2018 events


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Join RICV staff for an informative workshop that will show you some of the newest software and applications that will make your iPhone or iPad even more useful. Shopping, banking, arranging travel, planning your route on public transportation, and ordering lunch are just a few things that you can do with your device. The presentation will also highlight tools that are already on your iOS device that can be used to make your experience accessible.  Workshop will be November 29th at 1:30pm.