Progress Center offers a variety of Independent Living Services. Below is information about programs run by the center. All are designed to support the independence of people with disabilities.

Stepping Stones


What is Stepping Stones?

Stepping Stones was created to provide nursing home residents with educational courses to help learn new skills and enhance current skills in order maintain their quality activities of daily living inside and outside of the nursing home.

Stepping Stones participants will learn about:

  • Maximizing Independence
  • Supervising your Personal Assistant
  • Managing Health & Medical Appointments
  • Eating Healthy
  • Becoming Self-Sufficient
  • And more!

Frequent Questions about Stepping Stones

Q: Who Qualifies for Stepping Stones?

A: Any person with a physical disability age 18-59 (exceptions may include individuals over 59+ with TBI and/or HIV/AIDS) in the process of Enrolling in the Colbert or William Consent Decree.

Q: How long are the Training Classes?

A: There is a total of 10 sessions broken down into two sessions per week for a total of five weeks to meet the objectives of the course outline. Certificates of completion will be awarded to participants. Each session is 1.5 to 2 hours long.

Q: Can I use the services and participate in other programs at the Progress Center?

A:  Yes! Progress Center programs and services are open to all people with any type of disability.