Our Vision

Independent Living of Genesee Region is a catalyst for systems and individual change, enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities, while respecting diversity, and promoting choices and alternatives for independent living in our society.

 

Our Mission

Independent Living of Genesee Region is a multi-cultural, grassroots, peer directed, civil rights organization that provides a full range of assistance, programs and services to enhance the quality of life for all individuals with disabilities. Independent Living assists persons with disabilities to realize their life choices through information and referral, independent living skills, community and systems advocacy and peer counseling.

 

Rae Frank

Director of ILGR

 

www.ilgr.org

ILGR brochure

  • Health Home Coordination

    Health and Care Navigation - Individuals with disabilities are more likely to have chronic illnesses which can cause death to occur at a younger age of up to 25 years younger. WNY Independent Living offers a program which assists individuals with disabilities to attend important doctor’s appointments, provide support through independent living skills and obtaining health insurance an integrated approach to health, information about the medical systems and learning how to navigate them with ease, and a customized plan which will provide ongoing support from a Health Care Navigator. Our Agency offers three Health Homes Programs which assists with care management service, which assists with an individual's health providers to communicate with one another so that all of all of his or her needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner. WNYIL’s "Care Coordinator" oversees and provides access to all of the services an individual needs to assure that they receive everything necessary to stay healthy, and out of costly emergency room visits and long-term stays in the hospital. This is provided through the Greater Rochester Health Home Network, LLP (GRHHN) for ILGR.

www.wnyil.org

113 Main St, Batavia, NY 14020 Phone: (585) 815-8501 (Voice / TTD)