Peer Group Activities Page!

Keep up to date with all of the latest peer group happenings here at Independence, Inc.!  See upcoming events below

The Center hosts or sponsors several support groups for people with disabilities for educational and/or social enjoyment including:

  • 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
  • Book Club of Independence, Inc.

Please Note: updated information will be coming soon.  The IL Skills/Peer Counseling Specialist position is currently open. We will resume Peer Group Activities when this position is filled. Thank you for your patience!

Here’s what’s happening in October:   (Information Coming Soon)

Check out our October 2019 list of activities for full details and information on all of this month’s Peer Group Events! All gatherings are held at Independence, Inc., 2001 Haskell Ave, unless otherwise noted. Don’t forget to RSVP!

For questions or to RSVP for any of the events listed here, contact


August snapshot (see the August 2019 list of activities for complete details):

  • 8/13/19 Cooking Club’s Ultimate Wing Fest! 
  • 8/13/19 Dinner and a movie! Movie (TBD) will be after cooking club
  • Tuesday morning in August: Learning the iphone with Matt Mitchell
  • 8/26/19 Book Club “The Mysterious Benedict Society”