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Independent Living Skills Classes

Skills for a More Independent Life

Our Independent Living Skills Classes are designed to assist you in navigating daily tasks and overcoming hurdles. Through group and one-on-one encouragement, we’ll help you meet individualized goals in learning the skills that lead to a more independent life.  

Examples of classes offered:

  • Money Management

  • Understanding Your Disability
  • Riding the Bus
  • Basic Spanish
  • Living Well With a Disability
  • Independent Cooking
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Positive Attitude and Overcoming Barriers
  • Employment Skills Classes (Employee Readiness and Retention)
  • Basic Grammar

To view a calendar of our upcoming group classes, click the button below. For one-on-one classes, call 719-471-8181 to schedule.

Find a Class

Getting Started

If you’d like to attend a class for the first time and haven’t received services through The Independence Center before, please make an appointment with our Living Skills Specialist by calling 719-471-8181. We will walk you through a “getting to know us” process, complete some enrollment paperwork, and show you where classes will be held.