Contact: Rachel Vogelmeier 
(rvogelmeier@independenceinc.org)
Independent Living Skills/Peer Counseling Specialist
841-0333 ext. 115


 Peer Counseling

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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. For more information check out our informational flyer and contact us today!


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. Consumers help to identify, form and lead any groups of interest to them. Please visit our Peer Groups Activities Page for a complete list of upcoming events.  Past group ideas have included:

  • 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!

Note: All Peer Groups and group events are on hold during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit our Online Peer Group Informational Flyer if you’re interested in meeting virtually!