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Independent Living Skills Classes

Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. is proud to offer a variety of short term training’s to assist individuals in developing skills to live independently including social skills, budgeting, advocacy, job seeking, and quality of life.  IL Skills training’s can be offered one-on-one or in groups.

Classes Offered

  • Living Well Series
    • LW 101: Independence
    • LW 102: Self-sufficiency
    • LW 103: Vocation
  • Vocational
    • LW 103: Vocation
    • Skills to Pay the Bills (transition school based curriculum)
    • JobSmart
  • Money Smart
  • Organizing & Decluttering Your Life
  • Preparing for the Permit
  • Healthy Relationships
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Money Smart

Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help individuals enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities. The more people know about credit and banking services, the more likely they are to:

  • Increase savings
  • Improve their financial health and well being, and even
  • Buy a home

Successful financial management can help you maintain your independence and allow you to be in control of your spending. If you have little financial savvy or just want to improve your money management skills, Money Smart can help. This curriculum is customized and personalized to your own money management skills.

Job Smart

Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. is proud to present Becoming JobSmart™


JobSmart presents the essential work behaviors that are most important to becoming successfully employed. This humorous program will allow you to laugh as you learn the skills you need to meet your employment goals. JobSmart introduces a new practical approach to learning and relearning basic skills for people with disabilities.

Topics Include:
  • Part 1: How to Avoid Staying Unemployed
  • Part 2: How to Avoid Irritating Co-Workers
  • Part 3: How to Avoid Irritating the Boss
  • Part 4: How to Get a Promotion
  • Part 5: How to Avoid Getting Fired
  • Part 6: How to Avoid Getting Hurt

These acclaimed programs use video modeling to cover everything today’s job seekers need to know about landing and keeping a job.

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