What We Do:
Person-Centered Coaching and Education Through coaching and experiential learning, we work alongside individuals with disabilities using a straightforward, person-centered approach to support them in living full and independent lives.
Community-Based Supported Housing We address one of the most important and least satisfied needs of people with disabilities: affordable, safe, and inclusive housing in their community, near family, loved ones, and friends, with access to transportation, jobs, shopping, services, and entertainment.
Inclusive Community Building We encourage people with different gifts and talents to band together, reach out for mutual support, form communities, and create the conditions for all to thrive.
For 10 years, Center for Independent Futures and the Coleman Foundation have collaborated to develop self-directed supports for individuals with disabilities. With their vision to “create more compassionate, equitable and inclusive resources and opportunities that improve people’s lives with thoughtful and sustainable solutions,” the Coleman Foundation seeks “to preserve and strengthen the physical health and … Continue reading “The Coleman Foundation Match – a collaboration that makes full lives a reality”
Thanks to an anonymous donor every dollar you give to Center for Independent Futures before December 31, 2022 will be matched dollar-for-dollar until we reach $50,000 in donations! When parents have a child with disabilities, they are plunged into an unfamiliar world without a sense of what to do next and no way forward. They … Continue reading “Double the impact of your gift!”
We are excited to announce that tickets for the SPARK 2022: Building a Brighter Future Benefit are now on sale! Invitations are hitting the mailboxes this week, but digital sales are already open. Please join us for an evening of celebration honoring Center for Independent Futures’ 20 years of supporting full lives on Thursday, October … Continue reading “SPARK 2022: Tickets on sale NOW!”