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NEW WINDSOR, NY – Approximately 350 guests attended the 10th Annual “Friends of Independence” Fundraising Breakfast on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in support of our organization and the work we do; promoting independence and offering a better way of life for people with disabilities living in and around the Hudson Valley Region.  Held at Anthony’s … Continue reading “10th Annual Friends of Independence Breakfast”

NEWBURGH, NY – Abandoned by family and friends. Shooting up drugs alone in vacant buildings. Isolation imprisons alcoholics and drug addicts in the throes of their using, and a new City of Newburgh-based program wants to ensure that same isolation does not derail the recovery. Read more of Leonard Sparks’ article in the  Times Herald-Record 

MONTICELLO, NY – Approximately 80 guests attended the grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony held on Thursday, March 30th at 14 Pelton Street, which is the new location of Independent Living, Inc.’s Monticello Service Center. Staff and board members were on hand to welcome guests, give tours and provide information about the organization’s programs and … Continue reading “Monticello Service Center Relocates”

MIDDLETOWN, NY Interested in learning a new language? Independent Living, Inc. will offer another fall session of American Sign Language (ASL) classes for anyone interested in interacting with those who use sign language as their main form of communication either for professional or personal purposes. Class will be held every Thursday starting September 8th, for … Continue reading “Independent Living, Inc. to offer fall session of American Sign Language”

NEWBURGH, NY – Independent Living, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome Julie Stainton as the Community Relations and Marketing Manager. Julie will be responsible for developing and implementing short and long-term fundraising plans to supplement the annual operating needs, managing and coordinating all marketing activities, and will serve as a spokesperson for the agency. … Continue reading “Independent Living Welcomes Community Relations and Marketing Manager”

NEWBURGH, NY – Independent Living, Inc. was one of six organization selected across New York State by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to receive $1.75 million in funding over five years to support a new Recovery Community and Outreach Center for the Hudson Valley region. The new centers, funded by the New York State Office of … Continue reading “Governor Cuomo Awards $1.75 million To Independent Living, Inc. To Help Those In Recovery From Addiction”

In recognition of National Disability Voter Registration Week, July 11-15, 2016, Independent Living, Inc. is sponsoring a voter registration drive. If you or someone you know would like to register or needs assistance registering to vote, contact or visit one of our three service centers located in Newburgh, Middletown and Monticello. We encourage all individuals … Continue reading ““National Disability Voter Registration Drive””

NEWBURGH – Independent Living, Inc. is sponsoring a bus trip to Albany on Feb. 23 to join constituents from across New York State to meet with state legislators to advocate for the rights of individuals with psychiatric disabilities.

MIDDLETOWN – A free introductory workshop on the SUNY Orange BRIDGES Program, for students with disabilities and their parents, will be offered from 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Independent Living, Inc., 441 East Main St., Middletown.

What an opportunity! The Goshen Library has possession of a five-acre parcel of land that could soon become home to a new fully accessible library that would enhance educational opportunity for thousands of Goshen area residents. On Dec. 2 a referendum will be held asking voters of the Goshen Central School District for approval to … Continue reading “New Goshen Library Would Benefit People with Disabilities”

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