Two men with disabilities now are living on their own, with supports, thanks to the disAbility Resource-Center (dRC). A thirty-one year old man who was very scared to move from his parents' home now stays two to three nights at his own place and is building up to stay there seven nights a week. The dRC helped facilitate personal assistance care and provided information on housing options and financial supports to make his independence possible. A forty-year old man who lived in an institution also moved to his own home, with supports, and enjoys the opportunities independent living presents.
Independent living is also possible for the hundreds of individuals each year that use the dRC's Equipment Connection, it's FREE recycled durable medical equipment gifting program. Comments from consumers include, "Equipment Connection is a lifesaver," "I am most grateful to the Equipment Connection for the wheelchair,", and "she will now be able to access the tub safely."