Programs and Services


Advocacy: Systems change advocacy addresses issues related to individuals with disabilities including, but not limited to: Housing, Transportation, Access, Employment, and Health.

Assistive Technology (AT): Assistive technology are the tools and resources used by individuals with disabilities to help improve their quality of life and live more independently



Resources for Independence, Central Valley has developed the Community Leadership Academy (CLA) out of our consumers' desires to increase leadership and civic engagement among people with disabilities.

The CLA trains persons with disabilities to be board members of nonprofits, and members of government councils, commissions and boards. We teach Robert's Rules of Order, reading financial reports, board member duties and responsibilities, broad reviews of the Brown Act and Bagely-Keene Act, and related topics.


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