The Start Line of the Equality Walk 'n Roll during Walton Options' ADA25 celebrations in Aiken, SC.A member of the Outreach, Advocacy and Development Team speaks with guests at our North Augusta Office Legislative Meet & Greet.Assistive Technology can open up so many doors for those with disabilities.The City of Augusta Celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the ADA with us and the Road to Freedom BusCelebrating Walton Options' 20th Anniversary and our impact on the communityTEK Quest was a week of learning and excitement

As one of over 400 Centers for Independent Living in the United States, Walton Options is first and foremost a civil rights organization working to advance the independence of people with disabilities.  To assist people with disabilities in living their lives independently in their home and communities, Walton Options offers services based on our core values.  

Established in 1994, Walton Options has grown from a small Center for Independent Living in Augusta, Georgia to operating 3 locations, providing Independent Living core services in 23 counties in Georgia and South Carolina.

We encourage you to use our site to learn more not only about Walton Options, but about the Independent Living Movement, our Community Partnerships, our Events and how you can make a difference in your life and the lives of people with disabilities.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs to accept applications for Housing Choice Voucher wait list Feb. 1 - 7

From the Georgia Department of Community Affairs:

ATLANTA (January 14, 2016) — The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced today that the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, or Section 8, waiting list preliminary application period will be open Feb. 1-7 through an online system. 

SCILC Statewide Needs Assessment Survey - Now Open

We need your help! Please take 5 minutes to complete a survey that will measure barriers in the community for people with disabilities so that the SC Statewide Independent Living Council (SCSILC) and the Centers for Independent Living (CILs) can address them. Your input is important! By completing this survey you will help shape the impact disability policy for the next three years.

Gaining Preparedness Skills Training (GPS) Winter 2016

Gaining Preparedness Skills-(GPS) training is designed to assist persons with disabilities in obtaining job readiness skills necessary to enter the workforce through enhancement of soft skills that emphasize interacting with others in the workplace, as well as balancing employment related requirements with other demands of daily life.  The workshops are designed to help participants be more marketable when looking for employment and to reinforce their ‘people’ skills in order to gain, maintain and sustain employment and increase work performance and productivity.

The People Principle Professional Customer Service Program

Our Professional Office Skills Course (POSC) are informative seminars designed to help enhance your customer service skills and to increase your knowledge about the importance of good customer service, a critical component of a successful business. Topics to be covered include:

Independent Living Skills Winter Series Training

Join us for a month full of topics to help build independence! Walton Options for Independent Living will be offering life skills training for people with disabilities!

Georgia’s energy assistance program opens Dec. 1

ATLANTA—Georgia’s  energy assistance program, administered by the Division of Family and Children Servi

Disaster Assistance Information from BabyNet System

From BabyNet - South Carolina's Early Intervention System:

 
On Monday, October 6, 2015, President Barack Obama provided verbal approval for a disaster declaration, ordering federal aid to help recovery efforts in South Carolina. The president's action on Monday makes federal funding available to people in Berkeley, Clarendon, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, and Williamsburg counties.
 

FEMA Relief for those effected by Flooding

Columbia County Chamber - Pre-Legislative Breakfast

November
5th
2015

Date: November 5, 2015 Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM 

Location: Savannah Rapids Pavilion

Visit http://www.columbiacountychamber.com to Register Now 

Event Description:

STAR Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program

November
24th
2015

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays (except major holidays) from 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Location: 948 Walton Way, Augusta, GA - Building A

Contact Deversely for more informatiom about the different items we offer and their availability. She can be reached on 706-724-6262

What is the STAR Program?

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