Independent Living

PRIDE Industries’ Independent Living Services empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live independently in the homes and communities they choose. PRIDE’s skilled professionals provide community-based services, working one-on-one with approaches that address each individual’s unique needs.

PRIDE’s Independent Living Services facilitate independence, community access and integration for individuals with disabilities. The program covers more than 300 skills essential for living an independent life.

PRIDE’s Independent Services include:

Interpersonal Skills

  • Advocacy
  • Assertiveness
  • Creative problem solving
  • Social and  community interactions
  • Basic friendship skills
  • Trust and gullibility

Money Management

  • Shopping savvy
  • Budgeting
  • Exploitation prevention

Safety Skills

  • Daily safety precautions
  • Emergency help and procedures
  • Community resources

Relationship Skills

  • Healthy relationships
  • Boundaries
  • Personal safety

Personal Care

  • Personal hygiene
  • Health and nutrition
  • Clothing and home maintenance
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Appropriate dress

Community Resource Awareness

  • Public transportation
  • Recreation
  • DMV preparation