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Independence Network

Independence Network empowers young adults with disabilities to live independent and full lives while receiving the supports they need to continue to grow in their independence. Members live in their own apartments and are active members of their communities. JEVS currently has programs in the following communities:

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Services

  • Each member receives a mix of services, customized to their needs and changing as they grow. Services may include, but are not limited to, independent living skill instruction and strategies, employment support and coaching, guidance in resolving apartment-mate or friendship issues, opportunities to socialize and engage in community events and activities, team and community-building techniques, community and home safety discussions, and group financial management discussions
  • Career development
  • We encourage an active, healthy lifestyle and help members get involved in their community
  • Independence Network staff make regular, individual home visits to monitor home safety, offer recommendations for needed adjustments, and provide individualized support
  • On-call support for non-emergencies available on a 24-hour basis
  • Families serve as an active “advisory board” and serve on additional sub-committees

Eligibility

  • Includes young adults with any disability who have lived or can demonstrate the potential to live independently

Enrollment

  • Members find and pay for their own housing; must be willing to work, volunteer and/or be involved in an educational program

Cost

Contact Independence Network to inquire about the fee

Locations

Narberth Office:
113 North Essex Avenue, Narberth, PA 19072
Collingswood Office:
13 Fern Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108
Central Office:
9350 Ashton Road, Suite 201, Philadelphia, PA 19114

Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 4 pm

Contact

Narberth:
TEL: 484-278-4812
EMAIL: pin@jevs.org
WEB: www.jevshumanservices.org/PIN 

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

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Media Mentions

South Jersey Magazine: Thriving on Their Own – JEVS Independence Network Helps Special Needs Adults Live Independent, Fulfilling Lives

Comcast Newsmakers: Collingswood Mayor Maley Talks About the New Independence Network in Town

NJPen.com: Nonprofit JEVS to Create Collingswood ‘Independence Network’ for People with Disabilities

Collingswood.com: JEVS Human Services Takes First Steps Toward Collingswood Program

JEVS Blog: Life on Their Own

JEVS Blog: Expanding Independent Living Across the Bridge

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