Contact: Wendy Smith 
(wsmith@independenceinc.org)
Independent Living Skills/Peer Counseling Specialist
841-0333 ext. 107

Peer Counseling

Individuals with disabilities who have gained knowledge and coping skills assist others in coping with their disability-related experiences. Trained volunteer counselors provide information, resource referral, emotional support and training.

Peer Support Groups

 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Note about our Peer Support Groups

The Center hosts or sponsors several support groups for people with disabilities for educational and/or social enjoyment. Please visit our Peer Groups Activities Page for a complete list of upcoming events.

  • M.A.G.N.E.T (Music Appreciation Group Not Especially Talented)
  • Cooking Club
  • Peer Support Group
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy Club
  • The Writers’ Corner
  • The Arts & Crafts Group
  • The Accessible Gardening Group
  • The Movie Club
  • Living Well with a Disability

Upcoming events!

We have new and fun events every month for our Peer Groups! Click here to visit our Peer Groups Activities Page for a complete list of upcoming events