REACH FOR: Independence Inclusion Connections Self Reliance Full Potential
Provide opportunities to enhance the quality of life, self-sufficiency, and independence of persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in Western North Carolina.
Support people in developing their abilities and creativity and reaching their full potential by participating in an array of exciting and constructive activities that enhance their lives.
We are committed to providing individuals with supported family and member living experiences that promote a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. Through our Alternative Family / Member Living program, we skillfully match individuals with welcoming homes, where they can thrive in a caring environment and engage in meaningful activities.
Open placements are available, please contact Veronica Rosa for more information.
Years in Business
Want a glimpse into our community? We think our members say it best. Here are just a few stories from members, both new and long-standing.
Helping our members launch and operate their own small businesses is a special way that RFI provides employment opportunities. Members create beautiful and useful items from décor and wearables to handcrafted cards. You can support microenterprises owned by our very own by purchasing their creations.
A Family Owned Business for 2 Generations
Reach for Independence is a family-run business that has been changing lives for over 16 years! We offer an array of programs and services tailored specifically to adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, helping them unlock their potential and break through any barriers they may face.
We strive to create a unique community of caregivers, supporters, and individuals who all have the same goal: To help our members reach their fullest potential. Our mission is simple yet powerful: To inspire independence in each individual by providing support and opportunity with respect, kindness, creativity, safety, accountability and fun!
Join our Team
Wonder what it would be like to work with Reach for Independence? Our caring approach to our members is reflected in how we work together! Though we hold high professional standards, we foster a welcoming and inclusive workplace that feels more like an extended family than just a job. If you’re interested in joining the team here at Reach, take a look at our open positions and submit your application today!
How to Get Started
The team at Reach for Independence is here for you. Schedule a one-on-one meeting with us to share your story and to talk about how we can help meet your unique needs.