Granite state independent living

We believe in a world with social & economic equity for people with disabilities

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Granite state independent living

We believe in a world with social & economic equity for people with disabilities

Contact Us
Granite state independent living

We believe in a world with social & economic equity for people with disabilities

Contact Us
  • Personalized care solutions
    for independent living
  • Increasing Access
    & Opportunities
  • Improving Financial
    Self Sufficiency

Until there is equity, we stand in the gap and provide assistance through information, advocacy, education, support, and transition services.

Dedicated To
Long-term Success

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If you’re like us, you want to be an engaged community member dedicated to the long-term success of all of the citizens across the state, regardless of their physical ability. Supporting an organization with experience and credibility in the disabilities community seems like the right thing to do.

However, whether it is for yourself, or a loved one, you see that there are some big gaps that need to be filled in order to achieve equity. GSIL provides the services, supports and programming to fill those gaps so people with disabilities live full and complete lives.

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It’s Time to Close the Gap

Support our work
In Your Home

You our your loved one will retain and maintain a sense of independence through GSIL personal care and nursing home transition services.

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In Your Community

GSIL can help you access transportation options throughout the state of NH, peer support and community supports and Day Services.

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Education

GSIL provides training for people with disabilities and under served youth to live independently, including financial planning and disability benefits services to achieve greater financial independence.

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Employment

GSIL helps people with disabilities and under served youth throughout New Hampshire find jobs in their local community. GSIL also provides instruction, training, and helps prepare consumers to enter the workforce.

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Advocacy

GSIL is at the forefront of advocating for access, choice, and self-determination for individuals with disabilities, as we work towards removing barriers to public services, education, and benefits.

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Measuring Our Success in New Hampshire

88%
Revenue Is Direct
to our Programs
51%
Staff & Board Lives
with a Disability
91%
Found GSIL Helpful
with Care Planning

Measuring Our Success in New Hampshire

95
Homes Modified
for Disability
280
People with Disability
Were Placed In Jobs
1461
Trips were made
using GSIL Transportation

Board and Staff Testimonials

"GSIL is not only an organization that offers significant services but a family of professionals who work with compassion, integrity, and humility.”
Ed Costa
Board of Directors Member
“As a GSIL BOD member, I’m proud to interface with other caring professionals.”
Mike Byrne
Board of Directors Member
“I have seen GSIL's extremely dedicated and caring aides, staff and leadership always striving to promote an independent lifestyle for those living with disabilities."
Ken Traum
GSIL Treasurer
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Be Part of Our Work

  1. There are many ways to become a part of our community. You can donate, volunteer, work with us, or support our advocacy work.
  2. Know your dollars and effort go directly to supporting programs that give people with disabilities amore level playing field.
  3. Be part of a community where everyone has access to equal opportunities, self-determination,and self-respect.

Stories From our People

"I would like to acknowledge GSIL for their exemplary work ... and thank them for supporting
Anonymous
“Having Jennifer as my go between has brought me such comfort..”
Bertha S.
“The tools, compassion and passion to serve others is what makes GSIL a great organization.”
John L.
Dennis stated he is very happy with GSIL. He noted that his Coordinator, Shannon during his
Dennis B. - Chocorua, NH
“I am genuinely appreciative that I got to take this class and I would recommend it
Wade B.
“IMPACCT is a great opportunity to learn about real life stuff, useful knowledge and helps you
Rajah H.
“The skills they have taught me have helped a lot. My biggest accomplishment is being a
Brett
Manchester
"I feel like IMPACCT accepts you for who you are, they only focus on the positive
Trin
Springfield
“I can’t say how grateful I am. Now I come and go as I please. I
Cathy Sicard
“I am so overwhelmed with gratitude.Thank you for helping me in getting some of my dignity
Harley Hunkler
“Thanks for your help in us getting the ramp. I cannot believe all the freedom this
James and Susan Fontaine

Latest News and Events

Gubernatorial Town Hall on Disability Issues
Gubernatorial Town Hall on Disability Issues   October 13, 2020, 7:000pm, Zoom Webinar, register: https://ablenh.wildapricot.org/event-4006348
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8th Annual Chipping in FORE Independence Golf Tournament
We hope to see you on the greens! – Chipping in FORE! Independence
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