Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc.

Misson and activities:

We are a Center for Independent Living. We provide advocacy, informatioin and referral, community outreach and benefits advisement to the Dutchess County, New York area.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the local level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Assisting persons with intellectual disabilities.
Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Children with disabilities.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Education and vocational training.
Independent Living Skills Training.
Media work.
Peer support.
Personal assistance.
Recreation and travel.
Universal design.
Women and disability.

Contact us:

Contact person:Cynthia Burchfield
Phone:(914) 452-3913
Home page is not working: - http://www.taconicresources.net/
Address:82 Washington St., Suite 214
New York
United States

This entry added: Thursday 2nd December 1999. (record #249) Changed: Friday 8th April 2005.