Independence Rising


Independence Rising empowers people with disabilities as they conquer the physical and attitudinal barriers to achieving a life of dignity, equality, independence and full inclusion.

Categories:Human Services
Counties Served:Hall
Hamilton
Howard
Merrick
Our agency impacts the lives of people who experience disabilities and family and friends of such individuals. We assist individuals experiencing disabilities live the lives they choose in communities they choose. This independence adds to the community economy in which they live and work!
Independence Rising has been in Grand Island since 1993 as Center for Independent Living of Central Nebraska, Inc. In 2011 we began doing business as Independence Rising. We are a nonresidential center that assists individuals who experience a variety of disabilities across the life span. We serve 39 counties from our eastern edge of Merrick County, northern edge of Thomas, and western edge Colorado border to the Kansas border.