The Center has been an inspiration and resource for people with physical disabilities for over 55 years. They are a thriving non-profit that is able to effectively use their financial resources to not only improve the quality of life for people with disabilities but also educate the general population about the challenges faced every day by our environment for individuals living with physical disabilities. By creating an atmosphere of acceptance and understanding, this organization changes the lives of all who become involved with it: volunteers, clients, and the community at large. An uplifting and well run organization!
Review from Guidestar
The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges is the only facility of its kind in the region, dedicated to providing a wide range of rehabilitative and recreational activities for persons with physical challenges.
Since 1957, The Center has enabled thousands of people with disabilities to increase their physical capabilities, learn new skills and celebrate their triumphs. And, it has remained true to its mission: providing opportunities for persons with physical disabilities to enhance the quality of their lives.
The Center provides a wide variety of services for persons with physical challenges in three major program areas:
These programs and classes are designed to improve and/or maintain strength, endurance stamina and overall functional independence.
These services are designed to increase opportunities for challenging and enriching leisure and recreational experiences.
These activities promote independence and help people with physical disabilities to participate in the fullest extend possible in the cultural, recreational, and social life of the community.