Aging and Disability Resource Center
ADRCs offer care coordination, I/R&A, benefits counseling, assistance with eligibility
and application processes, consumer advocacy, and case management. The ADRC
streamlines and improves all access processes, such as intake, assessment, eligibility
determination, and counseling services through participation with other key agencies
and organizations in the region. Local partners might include traditional health and
human services organizations as well as the agricultural extension service, local housing
authorities, homelessness initiatives, and public schools.
Transition for Youth
Education, Services and Support to young adults with disabilities who are transitioning
from school to the community or from one school to another.
Disability in Action coordinates with Liferun Center for Independent Living to provide
money management for those who receive benefits through the Social Security
Independent Living Services – New
The Independent Living Services (ILS) Program, formerly with DARS, has been transitioned to the Centers for Independent Living throughout Texas. The ILS program provides services, equipment and technology that can assist people with disabilities, including those who have Hearing or Vision disabilities, to function more independently in their homes, family and community. Some of the services that may be provided are:
To be eligible for the ILS program, a person must be certified: