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Independence Network-Collingswood

Independence Network empowers young adults with disabilities in a supportive co-ed community so that they can live independent and fulfilling lives.

Services

  • Assist members to transition to living independently in their own apartments throughout the Collingswood, NJ, community
  • Individualized guidance and support to build independent living skills
  • Regular apartment visits to monitor health and safety, goal progress, and share recommendations and strategies that foster long-term success
  • Employment support focused on finding and retaining jobs, as well as taking steps necessary for career advancement
  • A monthly calendar offering an extensive variety of opportunities for members to engage in social, cultural, educational, health and wellness community-based activities
  • Support to actively engage in community activities and volunteer opportunities
  • Group discussions and demonstrations that address common concerns of young adults and encourage peer mentoring and support to naturally emerge
  • 24-hour, on-call support to address emergencies and respond as needed
  • Ongoing collaboration with families who serve as an active “advisory board” and subcommittee members
  • Click here for information about our other program, Philadelphia Independence Network (PIN), located in Narberth, PA

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Eligibility

Includes young adults with any disability who have demonstrated the potential to live independently.

Enrollment

Members find and pay for their own housing; Members must be willing and able to work, volunteer and/or be involved in an educational program; Members must participate in Independence Network activities.

Cost

Contact Independence Network to inquire about the fee.

Location

13 Fern Avenue
Collingswood, NJ 08108

Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 4 pm

Contact

TEL: 856-242-4710
EMAIL: NJSupports@jevs.org

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