To offer adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities opportunities to achieve greater self-esteem, dignity, and participation in all aspects of community life through affordable, independent housing options, individualized skill instruction, and necessary support services.
SOURCES OF FUNDING:
As a non-profit organization, Resources for Community Living relies on government assistance to support our Mission. As you can see below, government funding has been cut severely, meaning we rely more with every passing year on the generosity of donors like yourself and your organizations.
TIMELINE OF EVENTS:
1988 – Shared Housing for Special Populations is formed to match elderly individuals with disabled adults for housing.
1999 – RCL launches its Inaugural Gala Benefit to maintain ongoing services, repeated every year as its primary fundraising event.
1994 – Resources for Community Living (RCL) splits off to become an independent agency to focus on disabled adults.
2000 – RCL receives Accreditation with Distinction from The Council on Quality and Leadership in Supports for People with Disabilities.
1998 – In conjunction with Project Ground Floor; RCL helps clients find funding for the purchase of their own homes.
2011 – Government funding for disabled agencies is severely reduced, thereby requiring new funding streams to keep operations viable.