Disability Connections’ Mission:
To enable all people with disabilities to attain and have access to all opportunities in life.
- A Non-Residential Center for Independent Living
- A Private Non-Profit Organization
- Serving People of All Ages with All Types of Disabilities
- Serving a Twelve County Area in Middle Georgia
- Consumer Controlled
Like other centers for independent living around the country (click here for national listing), Disability Connections (DC) is non-residential, meaning it is not a place to live but a place to assist individuals how to live a better life with dignity, respect and as a valued member of our community. DC is a non-profit charitable organization accepting a wide variety of funding to serve consumers and impact our communities. DC is governed and staffed by a majority of people with different types of significant disabilities. This is what we mean by consumer controlled. The Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living, Inc. (d.b.a. Disability Connections) was incorporated in 1995 and has been providing services nearly twenty years to all ages of people with all types of disabilities in the Middle Georgia area.
Our services include:
- Informational resource referral,
- One on one peer support,
- Systems advocacy,
- Independent living skills training,
- Other services include:
- home accessibility modifications,
- assistive technology demonstration and loan,
- durable medical equipment recycling.
- and more
Serving the Middle Georgia area – Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam, Twiggs and Wilkinson
Assistive Technology Services – beyond these counties listed
The Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living, Inc.
170 College Street
Macon, GA 31201
478-741-1425 (Voice, SMS and FAX)
Toll Free 800-743-2117
711 GA Relay
All information contained are made available in any alternative formats upon request.
Remote interpretation is made available to American Sign Language DEAF consumers who walk-in. In-person interpreters can be arranged for appointments.
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Funded by: Disability Connections is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Independent Living Administration in the Community Living Administration, GVRA – Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech – AMAC and by private contributions.