Support for Community Living
These resources will help to address barriers to community living. Whether you want to assist a person to transition from an institution, find a place of your own to live, organize a household, manage personal care attendants, figure out a budget, access transportation, delve into social life, or do many other things, we hope you will find these resources useful.
A skill building toolkit, educational videos, fact sheets, and more
Community Living Skills
Learn about the Healthy Community Living Program
Tools to support home maintenance and food preparation
Tools from the World Institute on Disability and ready.gov
Learn about resumes and accommodations at work
Learn about tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with disabilities
Access to health care, rehabilitation facilities, and adaptive physical activity
Includes a resource guide a sample letter of notice to vacate
Learn more about your rights and responsibilities when living independently
Personal Care Attendant
Find and manage Personal Care Attendants
Learn ADA regulations on service animals and information about living with them
The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RT5043). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this website do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.
Advocacy photo appears courtesy of Tim Wheat at the Rural Institute.
Community Living Skills photo appears courtesy of Cliff Booth at Pexels.
Daily Living and Transition photos appear courtesy of Chona Kasinger at Affect the Verb.
Health photo appears courtesy of Anas Aldyab at Pexels.
Housing photo appears courtesy of Marcus Aurelius at Pexels.
Transportation photo appears courtesy of Amanda Mills at CDC.