Self Advocacy Tips

Posted on 02. Nov, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community Education & Awareness

Self Advocacy Tips The best way to guarantee you receive the services you need and protect your rights is to be an advocate from the beginning. There are five parts to being a self advocate: Personal responsibility; Knowledge of the law and other rules; Fact finding and documentation; Negotiating; and Believing in yourself. 1. Personal […]

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October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on 17. Oct, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

  Congress designated each October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The Office of Disability Employment Policy has the lead in planning NDEAM   activities and materials to   increase the public’s awareness of the contributions and skills of American workers with disabilities. Various programs carried out throughout the month also highlight the specific      employment barriers […]

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VET COFFEE MEETING

Posted on 03. Oct, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

  Special November Veterans Events & Activities Friday, November 10 @ 11 am – Veterans Day Ceremony @ Hospice & Palliative CareCenter (FOLLOWED BY A LIGHT LUNCH) 101 Hospice Lane, W-S.  Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day Parade downtown Winston-Salem Saturday, November 11, Veterans Day Parade, Mooresville (special invitation to female Veterans to walk or ride […]

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Congress Is Back – Help Protect Our Rights.

Posted on 05. Sep, 2017 by in Advocacy, Information & Referral

Congress Is Back – Help Protect Our Rights. Congress has returned from recess and it’s time for us to gear up for another round of the fight. We may have defeated the healthcare bill, but Medicaid is still in danger. The proposed budget would cut $610 billion from Medicaid and $72 billion from Social Security […]

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Exceptional Families Meeting

Posted on 04. Apr, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral

                                       Exceptional Families Meeting                                        Selene Johnson from ABC of NC Thursday, April 27, 2017 Dinner at 5:30 PM Meeting and Childcare 6:00-8:00 PM Little Creek Recreation Center 610 Foxcroft Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27103 April is Autism Awareness Month.  Selene Johnson from ABC of NC will join us to talk about billing Insurance for Autism […]

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CHOICES

Posted on 16. Mar, 2017 by in Advocacy, IL Skills Training, Peer Support

CHOICES Each day you have the ability to make the choice to take control of your life, or to let it control you. You can either be proactive, or you can let circumstances call the shots. To take control of your life or exercise personal leadership is to take responsibility for yourself and for every […]

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February American Heart Month

Posted on 08. Feb, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to […]

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Low-Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP)

Posted on 12. Jan, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, News

The Low-Income Energy Assistance program gives families a one-time payment to help pay their heating bills. The funds are paid directly to the heating vendor. Families must meet all of the following: Household must meet an income test. Household must be responsible for its heating bills. Household cannot have resources over $2,200. Household must include […]

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You are invited SPECIAL “VETERANS COFFEE”

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Information & Referral, News

Remembering Pearl Harbor Richard Childress Racing – Event Room 425 Industrial Drive. – Welcome, North Carolina December 7, 2016 – 8:30am to 10:30am All Veterans are welcome! Our YEAR END Veterans Coffee finale at Richard Childress Racing on Pearl Harbor Commemoration Day. This FREE event will honor ALL Veterans, especially our WWII Veteran attendees. There […]

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List of Local Food Banks

Posted on 14. Nov, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Information & Referral

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