There is a largely silent, but very real crisis occurring in NH right now. Thousands of people with disabilities and seniors are unable to hire workers to provide them vital Medicaid funded personal care services that allow them to remain in their homes. I have Muscular Dystrophy, which severely limits my mobility, and use a … Continue reading Resolve New Hampshire’s Silent Crisis
With the 2018 midterm elections passed, the newly elected and returning officials are formulating ideas of their own or those of constituents they may have heard on the campaign trail. The actions of the New Hampshire legislature affect the lives of all state residents, making it critical for persons with disabilities to now advocate for more … Continue reading The NH Legislative Process
With only a few days before the midterm elections, it is time for persons with disabilities to be engaged and exercise their fundamental right to vote. Regardless of your affiliation, it is your active involvement in this process that is critical as a citizen. With the recent report released by the Center for Disease Control … Continue reading Why the Disability Vote Matters
The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring America’s workforce is for Americans of all abilities, as represented in this year’s theme, “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) proudly joins this commitment, entering its third year serving at-risk students with disabilities across the state through the IMPACCT Program. Meet Isaac, a … Continue reading IMPACCT for NH Students with Disabilities
We are pleased to announce that another group of hardworking students will be graduating from our IMPACCT student transition program over the next two weeks… and you are invited to share in their success! Come celebrate with us at your local IMPACCT graduation: Claremont IMPACCT Graduation Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 12:00 PM River Valley Community College, Library 1 College … Continue reading Fall 2017 Graduations
The Haunted Hunt October 21, 2017 | 12pm – 4pm Downtown Concord The leaves are changing, weather is cooling and the countdown is on… This Halloween-themed urban scavenger hunt is only 10 days away! On Saturday, October 21st, teams of 4 (maximum) will be competing for a grand prize of $500 cash! Teams will receive a list … Continue reading 3 Days Left for Discounted Ticketing!
Finished the shopping? Yes. Cooked the meals? Yes. Lit the candles? Yes Bought the bubbly? Yes Given the gift of independence? Say YES by clicking here “He knows if you’ve been bad or good,” and you’ve been very, very good. Thanks to your past support, GSIL has served thousands of individuals with disabilities. You have … Continue reading Health and Prosperity for Everybody
We all want our parents to be safe, comfortable and happy, but many times we aren’t sure how to help make that a reality. Do you see your mom every day? What about your father-in-law? They say they want to live alone rather than moving into a nursing home, but when you aren’t able to … Continue reading Should My Mom Still Live Alone?