Services for Independent Living Stavros Center for Independent Living

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Contact Information

Stavros Center for Independent Living
Contact: Jim Kruidenier, Executive Director
Email Address: jkruidenier@stavros.org
Phone: 413-256-0473
Alternate Phone: (800) 804-1899
Fax: 413-256-0190

210 Old Farm Road Amherst, MA 01002
Area Served: West

Map Location Services for Independent Living

Narrative

Persons receiving services must have a disabling condition, be deaf or hard of hearing. All services are available in English and Spanish. Stavros services include peer counseling information and referral, independent living skills training, and individual and systematic advocacy, as well as MassHealth Personal Care Attendant services, MassHealth Fiscal Intermediary services, Transition to Adulthood services, Outdoor Access (recreational activities) ramp-building and equipment loan, independent living for Vocational Rehabilitation consumers, and Massachusetts Education Development Plan services (free adaptive telecommunications equipment for eligible individuals).

Service Types

  • Education Law
  • Personal Care Attendants
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Home Health/Personal Care
  • Home Modification
  • Independent Living
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Legal
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Transition

Populations Served

  • AIDS/HIV
  • All Disabilities
  • Amputations
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Aphasia
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Birth Defects
  • Blind
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deaf
  • Developmental Disability
  • Diabetes
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Laryngectomy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Lupus Erythematous
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Pain
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Polio
  • Rare disorders/low incidence
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Substance Abuse
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Other
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Free Transport
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Home
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, MassHealth