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November Events

Consumer Satisfaction Survey

Just a friendly reminder that we are still surveying for your satisfaction of services. Consumers will be randomly selected to receive either a paper or phone survey. You do not have to participate but those who do, will be entered into a drawing for a $100.00 gift card. If you have any questions, please contact Director of Quality Management, Mang Shaper, at 215-634-2000 ext. 198.

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. 617.

Every Wednesday:  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.

Nicole’s Place: 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

Peer Support: Connect with other disabled people one-on-one or in group settings. Call Bill Ext. 197 or Morgan Ext. 124

ReTreads: 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.

Every Tuesday: 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.

Every Wednesday: 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.

Every Thursday: 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).

Every 2nd Thursday of the month: @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 Chris Ext. 217

Every Thursday:  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 Thursday: 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).

November 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29: Social Group, 12:00-2:00 PM. Bacal Room. Call Lisa, Ext. 252.

November 2 & 16: 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.

November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 24 & 30: English in American Sign Language Class, 10:30 AM-1:00 PM, Ed Roberts Room. Objective: Improving Reading/Writing Skills (Deaf and Hard of Hearing ONLY). Call Patrick, 267-439-4757.

November 3 & 17: Health and Wellness & Nutrition & Meals.  Skills Training Kitchen 2nd Floor. 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Call Lauren, Ext 123.

November 3 & 17:  Young Adults Club, 1:00-3:00 PM, Oliver Jordan Room.  Anyone 18-29 years is welcome to attend. Call Mary Beth, Ext. 335.

November 3 & 17:  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.

November 7:  Men with Disabilities Peer Support Group Every 2nd Tuesday of month starting 11/7/17.  2:00-3:00pm. 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.

November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, 12, 19: Introduction to American Sign Language Class, 1:00-3:00 PM, Ed Roberts Room. (Deaf and Hard of Hearing ONLY). Call John, 267-314-8689.

November 8:  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.

November 9, 16, 30 & December 7, 14 & 21: 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.

November 10: Veterans’ Day, Liberty Closed.

November 14: Autism First Philadelphia, 1:00-3:00 pm. This Social group program is for peoples with autism, families, friends, co-worker, old and youth all ages. If need interpreter please contact Bill, Ext. 197.

November 16:  LRI Board of Directors meeting, 4:00-6:00 PM, Wade Blank A & B Rooms.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

November 17: 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.

November 17: 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.

November 18:  Support Group for Consumers with Psychiatric Disabilities, 3:30-5:00 PM, Skills Training Room. Call Morgan, Ext. 124.

November 21:  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.

November 23: Thanksgiving Day, Liberty Closed.

November 24: Day after Thanksgiving Liberty Closed.

November 29:  SciFi Connections, 2:00-4:00 PM, Justin Dart Room. View a science fiction television pilot followed by discussion.  Refreshments!!  Call Patrick, Ext. 695.

 

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 laurenalden@libertyresources.org

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