Lela Jordan, M.Ed., ILRC Executive Director photo: Tiffany Manning Photography Independent Living Resource Center hires Lela Jordan as Executive Director JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC), a nonprofit organization empowering independence for people with disabilities since 1978, has announced the selection of Lela Jordan as its new executive director. The selection was made after a … Continue reading

The ILRC to host pit stop for national tour bus

The ILRC to host pit stop for national tour bus

NEWS RELEASE   November 12, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSONVILLE NONPROFIT PIT STOP ON NATIONAL TOUR ADA Legacy Tour bus to arrive at The ILRC JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) will welcome the ADA Legacy Tour bus on Friday, November 13th. The ADA Legacy Tour bus was designed to raise awareness … Continue reading

Welcome to The ILRC, Abigail!

My name is Abigail DeFord. I was born and raised in Indiana. I attended Highland High school and continued my education at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. In 2014, I graduated with my bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Speech-language Pathology and Deaf Education. While perusing my degree, I worked at the Indiana School … Continue reading

Brooks Temporary Loan Closet receives Positively Jax Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2015 Contact: Tyler Morris (904) 327-0774 TylerM@theILRC.com BROOKS TLC RECEIVES COMMUNITY TLC FROM WJXT CHANNEL 4 Durable medical equipment program recognized for service to Jacksonville community JACKSONVILLE, FL – On Friday, May 29th, the Brooks Temporary Loan Closet (TLC) received the WJXT Channel 4 News “Positively Jax” award. Positively Jax … Continue reading

ILRC Scholarships for Students with a Disability

Here at The ILRC, we place a high value on education. That’s why we currently have three different scholarships available for students: Jimmy Patrick Memorial Scholarship Dean Pritchard Memorial Scholarship Dr. John Trifiletti Memorial Scholarship Each scholarship is worth $2,500. All applications must be received by June 15. Each scholarship requires that students: Write an essay … Continue reading

RAMP Student  Meets Personal Goal

RAMP Student Meets Personal Goal

All students that participate in our Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) set personal goals. Our RAMP Coordinator, Julie Gilson works with students to help them accomplish the goals they set. RAMP is a career focused mentoring program that uses a combination of group, peer, and individualized mentoring to promote the successful transition of all youth, … Continue reading