Benefits of Employment: Just the Facts

2022-08-09T02:18:15+00:00March 17, 2017|From Deb's Desk, Supported Employment|

Presentation Topics: Benefits of Getting a Job New Federal Regulations Impacting Employment Barriers & Misconceptions About Going to Work Resources Work Incentives Planning Assistance (WIPA) ABLE Act  Tuesday March 7, 2017 6:00pm  7:30pm Regional Center of Orange County, 1525 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Cost: FREE Please RSVP, Space is limited To RSVP please contact the following: Darlene at Integrated Resources Institute (949) 232-1172 OR   Light Refreshments ...

Holiday Lunch

2022-08-09T02:18:16+00:00December 28, 2016|From Deb's Desk|

During the holiday season many of our wonderful clients and staff gather to celebrate the season and to a year of independent and inclusive lives. Smiles abound  like the ones found at this Central Area gathering at Coco's. Staff members, Reggie Blanchard and Meka Green, helped assemble the 48 enthusiastic clients and there families. Our special thanks go out to two of our wonderful community partners, Paul Mitchell School of ...

Project Independence Fire Drill

2022-08-09T02:18:18+00:00September 14, 2016|From Deb's Desk|

Safety is always one of the highest priorities at Project Independence. While we make sure that our 800+ clients learn safe lifestyle habits we don't forget to put them into practice with our very own staff. Our wonderful partners at the Costa Mesa Fire Department stop by our headquarters in Costa Mesa annually to make sure that we all learn safety skills that will help us keep safe here, at ...

CPR Training at Project Independence

2022-08-09T02:18:20+00:00July 6, 2016|From Deb's Desk|

Safety for our clients is the highest priority at Project Independence. Annual CPR certification is a requirement for all staff to insure that our clients are safe and well-cared for as they build a life of true independence. Thanks to our partners at the Costa Mesa Fire Department, this serious training comes with a great amount of fun and laughter.         [soliloquy id="2470"]  

OC Radio

2022-08-09T02:18:21+00:00June 29, 2016|From Deb's Desk, In the News|

Our friends at OC Talk Radio ( )  often invite Project Independence in to discuss the latest and greatest happenings at our organization. Proud clients like Tom and Gina are always excited about being interviewed and discussing their great jobs at places like Trader Joe's and Irvine City Hall. In fact, many of our employers ask to stop by to discuss the many benefits to hiring Project Independence clients. Tune in ...

Funds Received for New Wheels

2022-08-09T02:18:23+00:00May 10, 2015|From Deb's Desk, Supporter Updates|

Project Independence was grateful to be the recipient of special funds from the Federal Transit Administration to receive 4 brand new vans. We were anxiously awaiting their arrival so when they showed up on our doorstep in January, the excitement was palpable. Our staff all gathered and met in the parking lot to examine these shiny new “Braunability” Dodge Wheelchair Accessible Vans.

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