Category Archives: Community Living

What’s New?

Fall 2020 issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter is Published What’s Cooking with MFP Transitions? The Fall 2020 issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter is available online, and it features an article about Mari Brannaman, who recently completed her transition to community living through the Money Follows the Person program (MFP).…
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What Else Is New?

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Join the Iowa DD Council and IVRS for a NDEAM Virtual Event! November 10 at 11:30 a.m. The Iowa DD Council and Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) invite you to take part in celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) by joining their virtual event via Zoom, "Increasing Access and…
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Summer 2020 Issue of “Possibilities in Education and Training” Published

Featured Article Focuses on Staying Strong During COVID-19 The new issue of the “Possibilities in Education and Training” newsletter has been published. The lead article features Eric Mullins, who made the transition from congregate to community living through the MFP program, shortly before COVID-19 hit. Moving is always a challenge, and Mullins' move from Woodward…
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Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs – Advisory Committee Recruitment

Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs Seeks Advisory Committee Members Diversity of Membership Needed The Iowa Office on Consumer Affairs (OCA) Advisory Committee is seeking additional members to support the work of the committee. Persons with lived experience with mental illness and their supporters are encouraged to apply, including: Peers and/or peer support specialists Family members…
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