9/17/12 – Community Living, Inc. to Host Long-Term Planning Workshop on Oct. 10

ST. CHARLES, MO., Sept. 17, 2012 …On Oct. 10, Community Living, Inc., a premier provider of programs and services for people with disabilities in St. Charles County, will host a special educational workshop focused on long-term planning for loved ones caring for those with special needs. The free event, titled  “Your Dependent with Special Needs – Making His or Her Future More Secure,” will take place in the St. Charles Community College Student Center, located on the 2nd floor in Room 205. All family members, friends and guardians of individuals with special needs are invited and encouraged to make plans to attend.

The workshop will feature an expert panel that will address concerns and questions, and provide essential information on a variety of important topics including benefit eligibility, guardianship and conservatorship/guardian ad litem, financial security and funding options.

Participants can choose from two sessions. The first session will take place from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., and lunch will be provided. A second session will be held later in the day from 6-8 p.m. with dinner provided. Registration for the event is required. To register for one of the sessions, or for more information on the event, contact Carolyn Hoffman, development coordinator for Community Living, Inc., at (636) 970-2800, ext. 3022, or via e-mail at choffman@cliservices.org.

About Community Living Inc.

Enriching the lives of people with disabilities. This mission has guided Community Living to be a premier provider of programs and services for people with disabilities in St. Charles County. Family Support Services merged with Community Living in 2010, and now the agency’s mission and programs reach over 800 individuals and their families. From children to seniors, Community Living provides people with disabilities the opportunity to learn, live, grow, and play in the community, which makes the community inclusive, diverse and a better place to live. For more information about Community Living, visit www.cliservices.org

For more information, contact:

Shelene Treptow, The Hauser Group, (314) 436-9090

Christine Rutherford, Community Living, Inc., (636) 970-2800