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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 encourage people with disabilities to be in control of their lives and to live more independently through a diverse range of choices and opportunities.

9th Annual Self Advocacy Conference

Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Join us for the 9th Annual Self Advocacy Conference taking place on Thursday, October 18. Our theme this year is Getting Real World Ready. The conference is geared toward youth and young adults with disabilities, family members, educators and advocates in the Central Valley. The day will include timely presentations and workshops, give-aways, lunch, and so much more.

Apply for the Community Leadership Academy

Graphic containing the logo for the Community Leadership Academy. The logo includes three blue dots at the top above the letters claiming. The words Community Leadership Academy are written in blue below. The logo has a dark gray background.Are you interested in making a difference in your community but feel you lack the skills needed to take the next step? RICV is excepting applications for our fall session of the Community Leadership Academy. 

Go here for details and to apply for the fall 2018 session.