Independent Living Skills Classes - Independence Center

Independence Center

 
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Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceIndependent Living Skills Classes run generally eight weeks long on a quarterly schedule throughout the year to meet all consumers’ needs. Classes are provided on topics such as understanding your disability, riding the bus, budgeting, personal and home management, and cooking.

Go online or call for complete list of classes.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County, Teller County, Park County, Lincoln County, Cheyenne County, Kit Carson County
Intake ProcedureGo online or call for complete list of classes.
Intake RequirementsIf you’d like to attend a class for the first time and you haven’t received any services through The Independence Center before, please make an appointment with the Living Skills Specialist before classes start. This is so we can walk you through a “getting to know The Independence Center” process during which you can meet the Living Skills Specialist, see the classroom where classes are held and complete some paperwork to get you enrolled.
Helpful TipsExamples of classes that have been offered are:
Money Management
Basic Spanish
Living Well With a Disability
Independent Cooking
Self-Advocacy
Positive Attitude and Overcoming Barriers
Employment Skills Classes (Employee Readiness and Retention)
Basic Grammar
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Other
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Specific Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 471-8181
Physical Site Address 1 729 South Tejon Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Main Phone (719) 471-8181
TDD Phone 7-1-1 (CO Relay)
Service Location Email info@theindependencecenter.org
Web Address www.theindependencecenter.org
 
Additional Information
SourcePPUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Independence Center
Affiliated Program: Independence Center
This Service: Independent Living Skills Classes - Independence Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)