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Category Archives: Liberty News

December Events

APPRISE:  The PA State Health Insurance Assistance Program has counselors to help with Medicare Savings.  Call an Independent Living Specialist at Ext. 325 and mention “APPRISE” for more information. Liberty Home Choices: To enroll in LRI’s attendant agency, call Ext. … Continue reading

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Bill Krebs Honored

Bill Krebs, who runs the You You You Support Group, and our newest social group, Autism First of Philadelphia, was recognized by Vision For Equality last week for his “Determination, Dedication, and Support of Self-Advocates and for Organizing the Self-Advocacy Group You, … Continue reading

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LHDC Awarded Grant by TD Bank Foundation!

Liberty Housing Development Corporation is proud to announce that it was awarded a grant by the TD Bank Foundation to begin a project focusing on affordable and accessible housing in Philadelphia! We are grateful to Leigh Jones of Sherick Project Management who worked on … Continue reading

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Tribute to Change

Our very own director of Independent Living Services, Nancy Salandra, will be honored at Bread & Roses Community Fund‘s Tribute to Change: 40 Years of Resistance celebration next Tuesday, November 14th! She is featured in the video below: Purchase tickets here before they … Continue reading

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Vote for ADAPT as Favorite Progressive Group

Vote for National ADAPT as your favorite Progressive Group on CREDO Mobile’s website: https://www.credodonations.com/dxlp?pc=111111&page=home&utm_source=&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=&utm_content With your help, ADAPT can be awarded money from CREDO, which gives more than $150,000 each month to three progressive groups.

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May and June Events

Liberty Resources, Inc. offers Consumers a variety of programs and events each month.  All events take place at LRI, 801 Arch Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  For more information about any activity listed, call LRI’s main number (215-634-2000) and … Continue reading

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Person-First Resolutions Adopted by PA General Assembly

Both the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives have unanimously passed Resolutions for person-first language for people with disabilities! These Resolutions urge the Commonwealth to use respectful and positive language about people with disabilities. These Resolutions are the first of … Continue reading

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10 things you should know about social security benefits

The federal government website Disability.gov has information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. In the February issue, visitors can explore resources covering 10 main topics, including housing, employment and healthcare for individuals receiving social security benefits. Click on … Continue reading

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Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities program saved

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (the Department) has announced that it will not end the Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities program, also known as MAWD.  The Department had originally proposed to end this important Medicaid program on January 1, … Continue reading

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Governor Corbett Announces Elimination of Current Act 150 Waiting List

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today announced his 2014-15 budget will deliver $7.2 million to provide home and community-based services for Pennsylvania adults with physical disabilities currently on the Act 150 waiting list, eliminating it entirely.  In 1987, the Attendant … Continue reading

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