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Empowering you with the support, and tools to live a happy and active life

Nursing Home Transition
Program​

Placement in a nursing facility does not have to be a lifelong
commitment

Assistive Technology and
Home Modification Services​

Assistive Technology is a product that is designed to assist an individual with their everyday needs and activities.

Independent Living
Services​

Independent living services are for all ages and types of people with
disabilities.

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“At Roads To Independence, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Roads To Independence believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as n organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.”

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Youth Coordinator

The Youth Coordinator will oversee all services for youth with disabilities (5 to 24). Including but not limited to: Intake and assessment, Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), life skills, IEP and 504 advocacy, college and employment readiness, supervising youth activities, developing and implementing youth training curriculum, and supervising Youth Life Skills Instructors.

Youth Independent Living Specialist

The Youth IL Specialist is responsible for working with Youth with disabilities and their Families in setting and maintaining goals to become independent or maintain one’s independence in the community. Independent Living Goals vary based on the individual’s needs. Examples of goals are (but not limited to): Finding affordable accessible housing, acquiring and using adaptive equipment, transitioning people out of nursing homes, developing life skills (such as cooking, cleaning, money management, etc.), systems advocacy, individual advocacy, transportation, employment, etc.

Assistive Technology Coordinator

The AT Coordinator is responsible for working with all age and types of people with disabilities in setting and maintaining goals to become independent or maintain one’s independence with the assistance with assistive technology. This includes items such as Ramps, Porch Lifts, Home Modifications, Vehicle Modifications, Assistive devices/technology for individuals that have visual disabilities and those with hearing loss, among others. Independent living goals vary based on the individual’s needs. The AT IL Coordinator approves all financial eligibility for AT and is responsible for consumer satisfaction with the AT equipment, as well as, AT applications, AT eligibility, and reporting information.

The Help You Need​

ROAD TO INDEPENDENCE

INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS & TRAINING
PEER MENTORING
ADVOCACY & SYSTEMS CHANGE
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
LOAN BANK
RECREATION & COMMUNITY INTEGRATION
INFORMATION & REFERRAL
NURSING HOME TRANSITION & DIVERSION

Nursing Home Transition Program​

Placement in a nursing facility does not have to be a lifelong commitment! Do you want to have more choices in your life? Do you want to have more control in how you live? Do you want to live in your own home? Roads To Independence nursing home transition program is able to assist you or someone you know …

Assistive Technology and Home Modification Services

Assistive Technology is a product that is designed to assist an individual with their everyday needs and activities. An Assistive Technology device is any item, piece of equipment or product system, used to increase, maintain ones capabilities. These items may be acquired commercially or off the shelf …

Independent Living
Services

Independent living services are for all ages and types of people with disabilities. We work in setting and maintaining goals for one to become independent or maintain ones independence in the community. Our staff will work with you to develop an individualized Independent
Living Plan …

Your Donations Matter

Your Financial Support helps our patrons learn the life skilss to be active, independent members of our community. Won’t you be part of ever growing financial needs to assist the vibrant people with short and long-term disabilities?

Ways you can help:

Help us with a capital investment

Resources to help you successfully live an independent life

Most frequent questions and answers

A. CAN I BUY OR RENT EQUIPMENT LIKE A WHEELCHAIR OR SHOWER CHAIR FROM YOU?

We have several programs that deal with Assistive Technology (AT) like wheelchairs, ramps, walkers, stairlifts, low vision aids, vehicle lifts, etc. We have a Loan Bank of AT and medical supplies, most of the AT has been donated and we clean it up and get it back out to people free of charge. Some of this AT we giving away to those who need it long term and for others we find alternative funding sources like grants, foundations, insurance to cover the cost of the items. There are NO COSTS for this service but donations are appreciated and are tax deductible.

B. ARE YOU A NONPROFIT?

Yes, we are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations and in-kind support is tax deductible. Feel free to look us up through the Utah Department of Commerce at https://dcp.utah.gov/ or at IRS at https://www.irs.gov/

C. CAN WE DONATE TO ROADS TO INDEPENDENCE?

Yes, you can donate funds through (PayPal link)_____ or you can donate Assistive Technology equipment, medical supplies, recreation supplies, etc. at our office during office hours.

D. HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED? DO YOU NEED VOLUNTEERS?

We love having the community involved in our programs and have several ongoing volunteer opportunities available. We can always use people to help in our reception area to take and make calls, help consumers and enter data in our computer system. We also have opportunities for assistance in our loan bank program to repair and clean equipment so they can be loaned out to those in need. Our recreation program welcomes volunteer to help with activities including our annual campout, fourth of July BBQ, holiday dinner, and other events. Currently we are looking for volunteers to assist us with our Capital Building Campaign to assist with outreach activities and raising funds.

E. DO I HAVE TO HAVE AN APPOINTMENT TO GET SERVICES?

We recommend calling ahead to either make sure we have the equipment or we have a staff member that can meet with you and talk about services, but anyone is welcome to come in without an appointment and talk to staff about services and supports.

F. DO YOU PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?

Yes, we primarily provide rides to those coming to our events, activities, outings, and appointments. We also have transportation vouchers (link to transportation tab). However, we encourage whenever possible to ride and use public transit. We also will work on a case by case basis to provide transportation services when we can’t find transportation services or when people are waiting to become eligible for services.

Resources to help you successfully live an independent life

Most frequent questions and answers

We have several programs that deal with Assistive Technology (AT) like wheelchairs, ramps, walkers, stairlifts, low vision aids, vehicle lifts, etc. We have a Loan Bank of AT and medical supplies, most of the AT has been donated and we clean it up and get it back out to people free of charge. Some of this AT we giving away to those who need it long term and for others we find alternative funding sources like grants, foundations, insurance to cover the cost of the items. There are NO COSTS for this service but donations are appreciated and are tax deductible.

Yes, we are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations and in-kind support is tax deductible. Feel free to look us up through the Utah Department of Commerce at https://dcp.utah.gov/ or at IRS at https://www.irs.gov/

Yes, you can donate funds through (PayPal link)_____ or you can donate Assistive Technology equipment, medical supplies, recreation supplies, etc. at our office during office hours.

We love having the community involved in our programs and have several ongoing volunteer opportunities available. We can always use people to help in our reception area to take and make calls, help consumers and enter data in our computer system. We also have opportunities for assistance in our loan bank program to repair and clean equipment so they can be loaned out to those in need. Our recreation program welcomes volunteer to help with activities including our annual campout, fourth of July BBQ, holiday dinner, and other events. Currently we are looking for volunteers to assist us with our Capital Building Campaign to assist with outreach activities and raising funds.

We recommend calling ahead to either make sure we have the equipment or we have a staff member that can meet with you and talk about services, but anyone is welcome to come in without an appointment and talk to staff about services and supports.

Yes, we primarily provide rides to those coming to our events, activities, outings, and appointments. We also have transportation vouchers (link to transportation tab). However, we encourage whenever possible to ride and use public transit. We also will work on a case by case basis to provide transportation services when we can’t find transportation services or when people are waiting to become eligible for services.