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Kansas Centers For Independent Living Save Kansas Money!
Kansas Centers for Independent Living (CIL) save money and deliver the four Core Services as mandated by the Rehabilitation Act— Information & Referral, System & Individual Advocacy, Independent Living Skills Training, and Peer Counseling. In Kansas, De-Institutionalization was added as the 5th Core Service.
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Hours of Operation
Hours of Operation
Independent Living Resource Center’s office hours are 8am to 4pm – Monday through Friday.
Important Information for persons on the PD Waiting List
Attention! If you are a person with a disability and you are unable to perform daily living activities, you may be on the Physically Disabled Waiting list for in-home services. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services needs you to send new information NOW.
Office Space for Rent
If you are a small business looking for affordable office space to rent, we may be able to help. We have several office areas within our building available for rent.
Medical equipment shared with people in Honduras
MERN still in need of equipment donations
In mid-November the MERN program had more walkers and crutches than needed. Hearing of a need for them in Honduras, 30 walkers and more than a dozen pairs of crutches were donated to the PET project, another nonprofit. The walkers and crutches will be given to people who desperately need them and have no other way to get them.
KanCare Ombudsman Appointed
December 18, 2012
Shawn Sullivan, secretary of the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, announced the appointment of James Bart as ombudsman for the KanCare program. Bart is a lawyer from Lawrence, Kan.
Corrected phone numbers for managed care organizations
Packets of information sent by KanCare to Medicaid recipients, including ILRC’s Home and Community Based Services consumers, contained incorrect phone numbers for the managed care organizations (MCOs).
New Group Offers Support For People With Autoimmune Disorders
November 7, 2012
When three women who participate at Independent Living Resource Center needed a support group for people with fibromyalgia, they found there wasn’t one locally. The three took to heart the old adage, “If you want something done, do it yourself,” and started a group for themselves and others.
ILRC receives grant to improve dental health of people with disabilities
Independent Living Resource has been awarded a grant from the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation of more than 1,800 oral care kits, containing toothpaste, tooth brushes and dental floss.