Liberty Resources, Inc. offers Consumers a variety of programs and events each month. All events take place at LRI, 112 North 8th St., Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19107. For more information about any activity listed, call LRI’s main number (215-634-2000) and the extension at the end of the listing.
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. 617.
Open for ALL to purchase items for affordable prices J What you will find in the store: Clothes, Purses/Bags, Jewelry/Watches, Shoes, Household Items, Knickknacks, Art Pieces. Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10:00 AM -3:00 PM. Any questions call Chris Ext. 217
Connect with other disabled people one-on-one or in group settings. Call Bill Ext. 197 or Morgan Ext. 124
Consumers may obtain free, clean, inspected, recycled wheelchairs and other devices. ReTreads also accepts used wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment. Open Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM and Thursday–Friday, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM. Walk-ins welcome, or call Brandon at ext. 272 to set up an appointment.
Circuit Training #1 at 4:30m in the Wade Blank Suite. All classes are inclusive to all abilities. Contact Natalie Hicks @ x382, Pascale Vallee @ x498, or Liam Dougherty @ x195 for info. You must RSVP if you plan to attend.
Chair Yoga at 8:30am; Circuit Training #2 at 3:30pm, both classes in the Wade Blank Suite. All classes are inclusive to all abilities. Contact Natalie Hicks @ x382, Pascale Vallee @ x498, or Liam Dougherty @ x195 for info. You must RSVP if you plan to attend.
Legal Advocacy – Temple University’s Law School provides free advice and representation for Consumers on general legal problems. To schedule an appointment, call 215-204-1800.
Philadelphia City Council, City Hall, Room 400, 10 AM to Noon. Please attend to let Council members know people with disabilities are concerned about issues affecting the city and our Community. Call Harry, 215-600-1536 (VP).
Yoga on the Mat at 3:30pm in the Wade Blank Suite. All classes are inclusive to all abilities. Contact Natalie Hicks @ x382, Pascale Vallee @ x498, or Liam Dougherty @ x195 for info. You must RSVP if you plan to attend.
Every 2nd Thursday of the month
SEPTA @1234 Market Street, 11th Floor, 12-12:30 PM questions from the public are answered. 12:30-2:30 PM Updates about Septa and CCT operations are discussed. Consumer attendance is strongly encouraged. Any questions about these meetings. Please call Shawn Ext. 245.
January 1, 2017:
New Year’s Day Observed, Liberty Closed.
January 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Social Group, 12:00-2:00 PM. Wade Blank A Room. Call Lisa, Ext. 252.
January 5 & 19
Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia (PILCOP) 1:30-4:30 PM, Oliver Jordan Room. Attorney Lee Awbrey will lend her legal services to LRI. She is available to discuss issues consumers may be facing as it relates to employment discrimination and to provide discreet representation, such as assisting with accommodation requests and preparing PRO Se complaints with EEOC or PCHR. Call Lee 267-546-1313.
January 5 & 19
American Government in American Sign Language Class, 2:00-3:00 PM, Ed Roberts Room. Objective: Understanding how the government works. (Deaf and Hard of Hearing ONLY). Call Patrick, 267-439-4757.
January 5 & 19:
Young Adults Club, 1:00-3:00 PM, Oliver Jordan Room. Anyone 18-29 years is welcome to attend. Call Mary Beth, Ext. 335.
Men with Disabilities Peer Support Group Every 2nd Tuesday of month, 2:00-3:00 PM, Wade Blank B. Are you a man with a disability? Come to our Peer support group to discuss a wide variety of topics related to men with disabilities. Age 18 and over. If you need an interpreter please contact Rodney, Ext. 299.
ADAPT Fundraising Lunch, 12:00 PM until sold out! Just $7. Skills Training Kitchen, Second Floor. Support the fight for civil rights for people with disabilities! To guarantee your lunch, pre-pay your order with Nancy, Ext. 116 or Rodney, Ext. 299.
January 12 & 26:
Deaf Matters, Socialize with old friends and meet new people. Discuss what is happening in the world. Learn about Deaf rights. This is a group for people who wish to interact through American Sign Language. No interpreters are provided, 1:00-4:00 PM, Wade Blank Room.
Mama Chronicles, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Wade Blank Room B. A new group for Disable Mothers. Call Latoya Maddox, Ext. 114.
LRI’s Food Pantry, 11:00 AM until food supplies are exhausted. The Food Pantry is open on the third Tuesday of every month! Please bring a bag.
Consumer Connections, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, Wade Blank Room A. *Change to schedule- this group now meets the 3rd Friday of the month. Call Latoya Maddox, Ext. 114.
You & You & You, 1:00-3:00 PM, Wade Blank Room B. LRI’s newest social group. The group will meet every 3rd Friday. Call Bill, Ext. 197.
January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, & 22
Math Class in ASL, 1:00-3:00 PM, Ed Roberts Room. Learn How to Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Create a budget and Write a check. Call John, 267-314-8689.
LRI Board of Directors meeting, 4:00-6:00 PM, Wade Blank A & B Rooms. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Support Group for Consumers with Psychiatric Disabilities, 3:30-5:00 PM, Skills Training Room. Call Morgan, Ext. 124.
SciFi Connections, 2:00-4:00 PM, Justin Dart Room. View a science fiction television pilot followed by discussion. Refreshments!! Call Patrick, Ext. 695.
TUTORING- If you are interested in setting up a one on one tutoring session for Basic Math, Basic English or GED skills please contact Lauren Alden at x123.
Is there a Skills Training Class of interest to you that Liberty does not offer? If so we are taking suggestions. Please contact Lauren at x123 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mayor’s Task Force on Eviction Prevention and Response wants to get your input before writing recommendations to the City. A listening group for community members who have experienced eviction or were forced to move will be held Thursday, January 11 at 6:00pm.
This is a chance for YOU to make an impact on the housing stability of Philadelphia residents.
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!
The event will include small group discussions about the process and impacts of legal and illegal evictions. Food, child care, and SEPTA tokens will be provided.
Interested in coming? Email Charlotte.Edelstein@phila.gov with your name, email address, and whether you plan to use the provided child care.
Learn more about the Task Force at http://www.phila.gov/hhs/accomplishments/Pages/default.aspx
Thursday, January 11, 2018
801 Market Street, 7th Floor
Building entrance on 8th St
Parking: Street parking (8th, Filbert), Garage at 10th and Filbert
Why Should You Come?
- Influence how the City re-sponds to eviction
- Child care provided at site
- SEPTA tokens given to all participants
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