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Success Stories

CindyA Caucasian woman in a power wheelchair is smiling and giving a thumbs up gesture. A Black woman is leaning on the back of her chair and smiling.

"I’m a survivor. Skeptics watch from afar as I struggle. My past difficulties included a disabling illness, my career cut short at age 35, a divorce after 30 years of marriage, household foreclosure, skin cancer, plumbing issues and loss of vehicular and social independence to name a few,

Do I need help? lol

In rolls Constance Layman with a self directed team of professionals. That woman knew the movers and shakers in the region! Together they have crafted a solution to meet the needs of an incredibly diverse population. Praise the Lord!

Please join me and the legions of others who have reclaimed their dignity and independence. Only the strong can graciously accept help when it is offered. It is your choice. Be strong and be well! Many helping hands are waiting."

Riley



Young man in a wheelchair smiling while receiving a hug from a woman.

“My everyday life before I had Personal Assistance was very hard because the demand was on my parents most of the time to take care of me" Riley wanted independence and found it with CDPA.

Crystal

Smiling woman seated in a manual wheelchair.Crystal started using Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) while she was just a teenager still living with her parents. She knew she wanted to live independently in her own apartment and CDPA was a way to accomplish that goal. She moved out on her own in 2007, fulfilling her dream of independence. “Using CDPA made it possible for me to move out on my own, something I had always wanted to be able to do.” 


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