Project Independence helps people with developmental
disabilities find jobs, develop friendships, and live independently.
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The state of California announced Friday that healthcare providers will be able to start vaccinating those with compromised immune systems and disabilities starting March 15. Healthcare providers may use their clinical judgment to vaccinate individuals age 16 to 64 who are deemed to be at the very highest risk for morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 as a direct result of one or more of the following severe health conditions: Cancer, current with debilitated or immunocompromised state Chronic kidney disease, stage 4 or above Chronic pulmonary disease, oxygen-dependent Down syndrome Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant Pregnancy Sickle cell disease Read More
Costa Mesa, California, Feb.2, 2021 – Nonprofit Project Independence of Costa Mesa has announced that the Costa Mesa-based Daily Pilot newspaper will again be the media sponsor for the 12th Annual Walk for Independence fundraising event, which is set for October 2, 2021, during National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The commitment includes two half-page ads that will list the names of all sponsors and include a description of the event and the mission of Project Independence. In turn, the nonprofit will feature the Daily Pilot name prominently in social media, publicity and elsewhere. Funds raised from the walk will help support theRead More
We serve over 700 people with developmental disabilities in Southern California as they experience life and discover their potential for independence, as every person should have the opportunity to do – regardless of disability.
May 3, 2020
Join us again this year at the Orange County Marathon. We will be cheering on all the runners including our teams from Project Independence at the award-winning Water Station Mile 23. Come join us for the fun!
Walk for Independence
September 12, 2020
SAVE THE DATE! Walk for Independence 2020 will take place on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Tewinkle in Costa Mesa, CA.Do not miss this wonderful event where the Project Independence family gathers with family, friends and community partners to celebrate a year of achievement through independent living, work and day programs and confidence building through fun with the Access 2 Adventure Program. Coffee and muffins at the ready as well as your free marathon t shirt.