Jan
26
Tue
Dynamic People with Disabilities — Monthly Peer Support Group– Fourth Tuesday of Each Month @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dynamic People with Disabilities is a monthly support group open to all people with disabilities. The group meetings are on the on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  The group is meeting remotely, over Zoom. For more information and to register, please contact Kim Liddell at kliddell@progresscil.org

 

Jan
28
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
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+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Jan
29
Fri
Personal Assistant Recruitment and Training- January 29 – 9:30 a.m.–Online @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.

Progress Center for Independent Living is recruiting personal assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants to assist people with disabilities in their homes.  Full and part time work is available. No previous experience is necessary. Personal assistants are offered $15.00/ hour. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is an opportunity to work with people with disabilities and to learn about independent living. Personal assistants play a significant role in helping a person with disabilities to live in their own home, instead of a nursing home.

Duties you may perform:

  • Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Cooking & Meal Preparations/Clean up
  • Assist with hygiene needs, including bathing and toiletry
  • Running Errands
  • Assisting with mobility needs
  • Many individualized needs, including getting in and out of bed, and dressing

 

 

 

 

 

 

What: Personal Assistant Orientation

Where: The event and orientation will be online.  Register at this Link: Link

When: Friday, January 29, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

For more information and to register, contact Jacob Topp at jtopp@progresscil.org, or 708-209-1500.

 

 

Jan
30
Sat
Personal Assistant Recruitment and Training- January 30 – 10 a.m.–Online @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.
image of two people interacting, one in a wheelchair and one leaning down toward the wheelchair user. Person is wheelchair holding paper. Second image of person cleaning kitchen counter top.

Progress Center for Independent Living is recruiting personal assistants and Certified Nursing Assistants to assist people with disabilities in their homes.  Full and part time work is available. No previous experience is necessary. Personal assistants are offered $15.00/ hour. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is an opportunity to work with people with disabilities and to learn about independent living. Personal assistants play a significant role in helping a person with disabilities to live in their own home, instead of a nursing home.

Duties you may perform:

  • Housekeeping & Laundry
  • Cooking & Meal Preparations/Clean up
  • Assist with hygiene needs, including bathing and toiletry
  • Running Errands
  • Assisting with mobility needs
  • Many individualized needs, including getting in and out of bed, and dressing

 

 

 

 

 

 

What: Personal Assistant Orientation

Where: The event and orientation will be online. Register in advance at this link: Link.

When: Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

For more information and to register, contact Rhychell Barnes at rbarnes@progresscil.org, or 708-689-1381 (video relay phone).

Or, Register in Advance using the information below:

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Jan 30, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:  Click This Link

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Feb
4
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Feb
11
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Feb
18
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Feb
23
Tue
Dynamic People with Disabilities — Monthly Peer Support Group– Fourth Tuesday of Each Month @ Progress Center for Independent Living
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dynamic People with Disabilities is a monthly support group open to all people with disabilities. The group meetings are on the on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  The group is meeting remotely, over Zoom. For more information and to register, please contact Kim Liddell at kliddell@progresscil.org

 

Feb
25
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org

Mar
4
Thu
Progress Center Peer Support and Art Group @ Group will be hosted over zoom
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand
photo of several rocks stacked upon one another on the sand–photo credit: Fred Arnold

Join Progress Center’s Weekly Peer Support and Art Group. Before Covid-19, this group, led by Board Member Susan Becker, met monthly.  Over the course of the pandemic, the group transitioned to bi-weekly meetings. Now, the group meets weekly.

At the meetings, we spend an hour sharing what is on our minds, and sharing artwork on which we have been working.  If you have a piece of art you would like to share, please feel free to bring it to the meeting to share over the zoom screen, or send a picture of the art to the meeting organizer ahead of time.  Then, your art will be shared via screen share during the meeting. Send the artwork to this address:  garnold@progresscil.org.

 

 

 

Here is the meeting information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85290558217?pwd=Y0E5dnAxd2ovZlBIbEJZK2M4dWgwZz09

Meeting ID: 852 9055 8217
Passcode: 839222
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,85290558217#,,,,,,0#,,839222# US (Chicago)

For more information, and accommodation requests, contact garnold@progresscil.org