Living Independence For Everyone, Inc.
Commission AmeriCorps State Fixed Amount Grants FY 2012
Living Independence For Everyone (LIFE) of Mississippi, Inc. will recruit and retain 20 full time AmeriCorps members to serve with Project LINC (Linking Individuals into Neighborhoods and Communities). AmeriCorps members will provide life skills training to individuals with disabilities throughout Mississippi and ensure accessibility of local communities through each of LIFE's six office locations. At the end of the project period, August 31, 2013, Life skills training will have been provided to 500 individuals in an effort to increase and enhance their ability to live independently in the community and improve social ties and support (focus areas H8 and H9) and, members will have conducted no fewer than 50 Americans with Disabilities Act site surveys for accessibility.