The ILS Difference

Who We Are

Independent Living Solutions was formed in 2005 by Executive Director, Lisa Martin. Lisa’s vision for Independent Living Solutions was based on her belief that individuals with disabilities should be provided with the best possible choices for care and independence on a daily basis.

To achieve that vision, Independent Living Solutions has committed itself to the following principles:

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to join with individuals, families and communities to encourage and assist people with disabilities to achieve independence, good health and meaningful living. We focus on:

  • Aiding those we serve to build on the strengths and accomplishments of the past.
  • Encouraging active participation in decisions and planning.
  • Eliminating barriers in serving all disabilities.

Our Vision

Our clients will freely and fully experience the highest quality of life regardless of disability. To achieve this vision we will join with communities and people who receive and deliver services to:

  • Support people to live in and be part of their communities.
  • Promote and support growth by building self confidence, self esteem and personal responsibility.
  • Promote quality of life by participating in strengthening families and communities while valuing cultural diversity.
  • Promote informed choices.

Our Team

The ILS Team of professionals, with over 50 years of combined experience, have established solid relationships with the Dept. of Social Services (DSS), Dept. of Developmental Services (DDS), Dept.of mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), Neuropsychologists, Cognitive Behaviorists, and Case Managers, and other specialists. Our dedicated and compassion team members leverage these relationships to enhance the lives of our clients and ensure their success on a day-to-day basis.

Lisa Martin

Executive Director

Renata Pierce

Assistant Executive Director

Kathy Woods

Director of Administration

Kara Pfeifer

Vocational Services Manager

Justina Mann

Vocational Specialist

Lillian Williams

ABI Program Manager

Join Our Team

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Experience the ILS Difference

Deciding who to choose as a service provider is a difficult and often daunting task. To help you make an informed decision, here are three reasons why our clients/consumers have chosen Independent Living Solutions:

  • Firstly, we truly focus on the client/consumer. We understand the importance of individualized programming as well as identifying the goals of our clients and providing them with the support needed to achieve them.
  • Secondly, we are a streamlined company in comparison to some of our major competitors. This means that we are far more responsive to the needs of our clients and their interdisciplinary teams. This also ensures that our senior management team is accessible at all times to address questions and provide support.
  • The ILS team of professionals, with over 50 years of combined experience, have established strong working relationships the Dept. of Social Services (DSS), Dept. of Developmental Services (DDS), Dept.of mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), Neuropsychologists, Cognitive Behaviorists, and Case Managers,and other specialists.

Areas Served

Our full range of services are available and have been successfully provided throughout the state of Connecticut. For more information about our services please call 203-757-5890 or complete our short contact form.


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