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Agency - LIFE (Living Independence For Everyone) of Mississippi


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LIFE (Living Independence For Everyone) of Mississippi
Last updated on September 29, 2013

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To empower people with disabilities to live independently in their own homes and communities as they choose.

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GOAL & OBJECTIVES

The primary goal of LIFE is to assist in the independent living empowerment of people with disabilities by providing the five core independent living services of:

*Supplying information and referral services to allow sufficient access and utilization of available assistance;
*Furnishing peer support and guidance to encourage, establish and maintain independent living attitudes and philosophies;
*Rendering advocacy and self-advocacy support on an individual or systems-wide basis;
*Providing skills training instruction in an array of areas to improve specific independent living abilities and competencies;
*Assisting individuals with disabilities in their efforts to transition successfully from institutions back into their own homes and communities and preventing the institutional placement of people with disabilities.
*Providing or coordinating equipment or supplies, modifications or other services that improve an individuals capacity to live independently

Contact person: Ruby Jackson, Independent Living Specialist, (phone), (email)


Office fax number: (228) 388-2401

Address:
 2030 Pass Road, Suite C
Biloxi, MS 39531
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.lifeofms.com

Directions:

 In the former Butler's Pet Store. Between Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and Bethel Lutheran Episcopal Church. Little Ceasar's Pizzeria and the West Biloxi Library. If coming from Hwy. 90, turn North on Camellia Avenue, the street between. . . (more)
Last updated on September 29, 2013

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