Welcome to Independence Rising
Nebraskans with disabilities are valued within their communities, have control over their own lives and have available the resources necessary to experience a life of quality.
Independence ... No More Living Someone Else’s Dream!
Independence Rising. offers services to people with disabilities in order to help them meet their goals for independence. The center serves 39 counties in South central and Southwest Nebraska.
It is the vision of Independence Rising to obtain a barrier free society that encourages all people with disabilities to assert their freedom of choice in every aspect of their lives.
Independence Rising is committed to empowering people with disabilities to exercise self-determination as they strive to conquer the physical and attitudinal barrier to achieving a life of dignity, equality, independence, and full inclusion.
Pro Infirmis Because who is perfect?
Guardianship and Reasonable Alternatives:
Decision-Making with People
The Arc of Nebraska is partnering with Disability Rights Nebraska to implement a guardianship curriculum that trains participants about decision-making within a guardianship relationship. read more...
Brad Meurans, chair of Nebraska Statewide Independent Living Council presents Tim Kolb, Board President of Independence Rising with an award for his service on the council.
Take the Equal Rights Center quiz and find out just how good you are at identifying "what is WRONG with these pictures?". Keep track of your correct answers, and see where we rate your awareness at the end!