RECURRING EVENTS

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TRAININGS

Travel Training

What: Travel training through our Community Connections program ensures our consumers more safely navigate through the San Francisco Bay Area using public transportation independently.

Registration: Sign up for one-on-one training at centerforindependentliving.org/coco-travel-training.

 

Living Well

When: Every Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

What: A free, 10-week long peer-facilitated health workshop for older adults (aged 55+) to learn the life skills you need to set and achieve quality-of-life goals. 

Registration: Contact Living Well Program Coordinator Janice Tone at (510) 841-4776 or jtone@centerforindependentliving.org.

CONSULTATIONS

 

Work and Disability Benefits Clinic

When: Every Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (30-minute appointments)

What: Interested in working, but have questions about work and disability benefits? Schedule a 30-minute phone or Google Meet appointment with CIL's Information and Referral Specialist, Robin Earth, to speak with her during the Work and Disability Benefits Clinic. It's a clinic for people with SSI or SSDI who have questions about how work affects disability benefits. 

Location: By phone or Google Meet

Registration: Contact Robin Earth at (510) 841-4776 or rearth@centerforindependentliving.org to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Tips On How To Hire Personal Attendants

When: First and third Tuesday of every month from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

What: Meet one-on-one with our consultant, Owen Kent, on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month for 30-minutes to get tips and questions answered on finding, hiring, and working with personal attendants.

Location: By phone or Google Meet

Registration: Click the link to register: calendly.com/owenpkent/pas.  If you have difficulty making an appointment online, call CIL at (510) 841-4776.

Queer Crips United Peer Support Group

When: Second Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 PM

What: Sign up to Queer Crips United peer support group, a collaboration between the Pacific Center and TheCIL. This group is for folks ages 18+ living at the intersection of LGBTQIA+ and disability.

Location: Zoom

Registration: Email queercripsgroup@pacificcenter.org for more information and to receive the Zoom meeting link.

Housing Consultations for People with Disabilities and Seniors

When: Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (30-minute appointments)

What: Are you a person with a disability or senior seeking and don't know how to navigate the housing process? Sign up for a Housing Consultation to discuss serious housing issues you may be facing, and receive information and resources on various housing opportunities in the Bay Area. 

Location: By phone or Google Meet or in person at the CIL Berkeley Office, 3075 Adeline St. Suite 100, Berkeley, CA. 94703

Registration: To schedule an appointment, contact the receptionist at 510-841-4776 or email at info@centerforindependentliving.org.

**Note: On the third Thursday of each month, housing consultations by Phone or Google Meet, 9 AM to 10 AM ONLY

PEER SUPPORT GROUPS

 

Acquired Disability Peer Support Group (especially for adults under 40)

When: First Sunday of every month from 4:00 to 5:30 PM

What: Going through a significant life change can be difficult. Let’s talk about it at this peer support group held on the first Sunday of every month.

Location: Google Meet

Registration: Contact Roma with any questions or to pre-register at rleffmann@centerforindependentliving.org.

Wheelchats

When: Bi-Monthly, Every second Wednesday from 11AM to 12PM

What: Bring your wheelchair inquiries AND answers to our bi-monthly WheelChats series. This will be an open community session for folks to ask questions, share experiences and build community! The Wheelchats series also occurs bi-monthly on every second Wednesday from 11 AM to 12 PM.

Location: Google Meet 

Registration: Email coco@centerforindependentliving.org for more information and to receive the Zoom meeting link.