Nominations Open for the MVP Community AwardsThe 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

Walton Options Presents The MVP Community Award. Nominations Now OPEN. Do you know a business, organization or person who has worked to make the CSRA more inclusive? Give them the recognition they deserve! Click here to learn more about the categories and how to nominate today!

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.

State Rehabilitation Council Public Hearings - in Augusta, Aug 18

The State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) in collaboration with the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) will hold a series of public comment hearings statewide on the proposed GVRA policy revisions regarding Order of Selection and the implementation of Project Horizon. The SRC and the GVRA value input from stakeholders regarding the proposed policy revisions.

Weather the Storm - Download the FEMA App

Weather the Storm, Download the FEMA App - Alerts, Safety Tips, Shelter and Photos. Download at the App Store or on Google Play

As a community we prepare every day. One way that we can help our community to be further prepared is to encourage everyone to download the FEMA mobile application. This application allows people and families to be independent by helping them to develop communications plans, create disaster kits and consider other tools needed to be prepared for a disaster. In order to maintain independence, especially during times of disasters, it’s crucial to do everything we can to empower each other with the proper tools.

MVP Community Awards

ADA25 Celebrations at ADP recognizing them for their work towards inclusive employment in the CSRA.The MVP Community Awards are designed to recognize those businesses, organizations and people in the CSRA who have gone above and beyond to work with persons with disabilities to create an inclusive community. Public nominations close August 12th.

MVP Community Awards public Nominations now open

ADA25 Celebrations at ADP recognizing them for their work towards inclusive employment in the CSRA.

On Friday July 1, the call for the nominations of businesses, organizations, government officials, action groups and individuals was put out by Walton Options for Independent Living. The Most Valuable Partner (MVP) Community Awards are designed to recognize and honor those in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) that have worked to create a more inclusive community for persons with disabilities.

Gaining Preparedness Skills Training (GPS) Summer 2016

Header photo: Gaining Preparedness Skills (GPS) for Employment, Summer Series, July thru September 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. Join us from July through September to lean more about being employment ready. 

Independent Life Skills Summer Series Training

Header photo: Independent Life Skills Training, Summer Series, July thru September

Join us for a two months full of topics to help build independence! Classes include topics on Personal Growth Development, Health & Wellness, Organizational Skills, Self-Advocacy, Money Management, Emergency Preparedness, Identity Theft and Community Reources. Join us starting July14, 2016.

Gaining Preparedness Skills Training (GPS) Spring 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. Join us from April through June to lean more about being employment ready. 

Independent Living Skills Spring Series Training

Join us for a two months full of topics to help build independence! Classes include topics on Personal Growth Development, Health & Wellness, Organizational Skills, Self-Advocacy, Money Management, Emergency Preparedness, Identity Theft and Community Reources. Join us starting April 14, 2016.

Independent Living Public Forums announced for Persons with Disabilities in South Carolina

Walton Options to host open forums to gain insight into needs within the disabled community

Flood Survivors with Disabilities Survey from the University of South Carolina

From the University of South Carolina Medical School and our sister CIL, Able:

You are invited to participate in this online questionnaire about how the 2015 historic South Carolina flood affected persons with disabilities. The goal of this research is to determine to what extent South Carolinians with disabilities were impacted by the 2015 flood that caused significant damage to the following counties: 

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