ATTIC, Inc Presentation to Gibson County Community Groups, February 2013

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ATTIC, Inc Presentation to Gibson County Community Groups, February 2013

  1. 1. What is ATTIC, Inc.? Center for Independent Living (CIL)What is ATTIC, Inc.? Counties Served Independent Living Centers for Our Mission is to provide resources Independent Living to people with disabilities and their Core Services Ramp Project families, empowering personal Groups Home Sweet Home choices that lead to the greatest Contact Information level of independence.
  2. 2. Counties Served What is ATTIC, Inc.?Counties Served Independent Living Centers for Independent Living Core Services Ramp Project Groups Home Sweet Home Contact Information
  3. 3. Independent Living • A person with a disability has the What is ATTIC, Inc.? right to control and direct their Counties ServedIndependent Living own life. Centers for Independent Living Core Services Ramp Project • A person with a disability has the Groups Home Sweet Home right to actively participate in all Contact Information aspects of community life to any extent they choose.
  4. 4. Centers for Independent Living (CILs) • Consumer-controlled – Board and staff have a majority of individuals What is ATTIC, Inc.? with disabilities Counties Served Independent Living • Community-basedCenters for – Strives to be a part of the community it serves Independent Living Core Services • Cross-disability Ramp Project Groups – Offer and provide services to people with a wide Home Sweet Home range of disabilities Contact Information • Non-residential – Cannot operate or manage housing as a separate service • Private nonprofit agencies
  5. 5. Core Services • Individual and Systems Advocacy What is ATTIC, Inc.? • Information and referral Counties Served Independent Living Centers for • Peer counseling Independent LivingCore Services • Independent living skills training Ramp Project Groups Home Sweet Home Contact Information
  6. 6. Core Services Individual and Systems Advocacy • Advocate for personal rights in What is ATTIC, Inc.? various areas, including health Counties Served Independent Living care, education, benefits, and Centers for Independent Living housing.Core Services • Individual and Systems • Work with consumers and other Advocacy • Information and Referral CILs to help enact system • Peer Counseling • Independent Living Skills Training changes, including government Ramp Project policy, transportation, public Groups Home Sweet Home accommodation, and housing. Contact Information
  7. 7. Core Services Information and Referral Provide information and referrals to those with disabilities. What is ATTIC, Inc.? Counties Served Independent Living Areas include: Centers for • Disability Rights Independent LivingCore Services • Benefits • Individual and Systems Advocacy • Housing • Information and Referral • Peer Counseling • Transportation • Independent Living Skills Training • Counseling & other supports Ramp Project • Personal Assistance Services Groups Home Sweet Home • Many other areas needed by Contact Information consumers
  8. 8. Core Services Peer Counseling • Connect individuals with What is ATTIC, Inc.? disabilities to offer support to Counties Served Independent Living one another Centers for Independent LivingCore Services • Individual and Systems Advocacy • Information and Referral • Peer Counseling • Independent Living Skills Training Ramp Project Groups Home Sweet Home Contact Information
  9. 9. Core Services Independent Living Skills Training • Assist consumers to develop What is ATTIC, Inc.? skills in the kitchen, household Counties Served Independent Living management, self-care, personal Centers for Independent Living finances, recreation, and otherCore Services • Individual and Systems areas that consumers need Advocacy • Information and Referral assistance. • Peer Counseling • Independent Living Skills Training Ramp Project Groups Home Sweet Home Contact Information
  10. 10. Ramp Project • Project started in 2009 What is ATTIC, Inc.? • Completed 8 ramps and low-rise Counties Served Independent Living steps for consumers Centers for Independent Living • Ramps and steps meet ADA Core ServicesRamp Project Guidelines and are reusable Groups Home Sweet Home • Funding provided through Contact Information donations and discretionary funds
  11. 11. Groups Friends Who Care and Count What is ATTIC, Inc.? Counties Served Independent Living Centers for Independent Living Core Services Ramp ProjectGroups Home Sweet Home Contact Information
  12. 12. Groups Friends Who Care and Count • Group for young adults (High What is ATTIC, Inc.? School +) Counties Served Independent Living • Focuses on: Centers for Independent Living  Socialization Core Services  Community Participation Ramp ProjectGroups  Personal Growth • Friends • Against the Flow  Self-Determination Home Sweet Home Contact Information  Personal Advocacy • Elect group leader
  13. 13. Groups Friends Who Care and Count • Weekly Events Include: What is ATTIC, Inc.?  Sharing Accomplishments and Concerns Counties Served  Educational Sessions Independent Living Centers for  Holiday Dinners Independent Living Core Services  Adopt a Child for Christmas Ramp Project  Swimming PartiesGroups • Friends  And more… • Against the Flow Home Sweet Home  Meet Most Mondays Contact Information in Vincennes facebook.com/FriendsWhoCareAndCount
  14. 14. Groups Against the Flow • Group for Middle School aged What is ATTIC, Inc.? students Counties Served Independent Living • Focuses on: Centers for Independent Living  Socialization Core Services  Community Participation Ramp ProjectGroups  Personal Growth • Friends • Against the Flow  Self-Determination Home Sweet Home Contact Information  Personal Advocacy
  15. 15. Groups Against the Flow • Weekly Events Include: What is ATTIC, Inc.?  Sharing Accomplishments and Concerns Counties Served  Educational Sessions Independent Living Centers for  Bowling Independent Living Core Services  Movies Ramp Project  And more…Groups • Friends • Against the Flow  Meet Most Mondays in Home Sweet Home Contact Information Vincennes facebook.com/atfms
  16. 16. Home Sweet Home Care • HSHC is a Personal Service What is ATTIC, Inc.? Agency owned by ATTIC, Inc. Counties Served Independent Living – Licensed by the Indiana State Centers for Department of Health Independent Living Core Services – Specializes in non-medical home Ramp Project Groups care servicesHome Sweet Home Contact Information
  17. 17. Home Sweet Home Care Services include: What is ATTIC, Inc.? • General housekeeping and Counties Served Independent Living laundry Centers for Independent Living • Errands Core Services Ramp Project • Meal preparation and clean up GroupsHome Sweet Home Contact Information • Assistance with personal care • Companionship and socialization • Medication reminders
  18. 18. Home Sweet Home Care Funding for consumers: What is ATTIC, Inc.? • Medicaid Waiver Counties Served Independent Living Centers for • CHOICE Independent Living Core Services • SSBG/Title III Ramp Project Groups • Veteran’s AdministrationHome Sweet Home Contact Information • Private pay • Private insurance
  19. 19. Home Sweet Home Care VIGO What is ATTIC, Inc.? Counties Served SULLIVAN Independent Living GREENE Centers for Independent Living Core Services KNOX DAVIESS MARTIN Ramp Project GroupsHome Sweet Home PIKE DUBOIS Contact Information GIBSON VANDER- BURGH
  20. 20. Contact Information ATTIC, Inc. What is ATTIC, Inc.? 1721 Washington Ave. Counties Served Vincennes, Indiana 47591 Independent Living Toll-Free: 877.962.8842 Centers for Independent Living V/TT: 812.886.0575 Core Services Fax: 812.886.1128 Ramp Project http://www.atticindiana.org Groups Home Sweet Home http://facebook.com/ATTICINDIANAContact Information
  21. 21. Contact Information Home Sweet Home Care What is ATTIC, Inc.? 1721 Washington Ave. Counties Served Vincennes, Indiana 47591 Independent Living Toll-Free: 877.281.5777 Centers for Independent Living Fax: 812.886.1128 Core Services http://homesweethomecareindiana.com/ Ramp Project http://facebook.com/HomeSweetHomeCareIN Groups Home Sweet HomeContact Information

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