Reduce Your Risk: COVID-19

Topeka Independent Living Resource Center cares about your health, the health of our employees, and the health of YOUR employees! We believe the work we do to support people with disabilities living in the community is important. We want our offices to remain open and our employees and consumers to remain healthy, as we all […]

COVID-19: We Can Help

TILRC has fact sheets available about COVID-19 prevention and preparation. Please take and share these. If you need help preparing or protecting yourself, WE WANT TO HELP. Our Independent Living Advocates will help you: ▪ Advocate with your doctor to get extra medications if needed. ▪ Locate mail-order prescription options. ▪ Find ways to stock […]

Advocates Gather for Medicaid Expansion Rally in Topeka

On January 14, 2020, the second day of the Kansas Legislative Session, advocates gathered on the second floor of the State Capitol to encourage elected officials to expand Medicaid with #NoBarriersNoDelays. Mike Oxford, Kansas ADAPT, explained how Medicaid expansion in Kansas would extend coverage to approximately 52,000 Kansans who are disabled as defined by the […]

ADA Advisory Council Announcement

Kim Dietrich, independent living advocate, was appointed to the City of Topeka Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Advisory Council in August. Kim has been an advocate with Topeka Independent Living Resources Center (TILRC) for 25 years, where she has helped people with individual and systems advocacy, learning skills to live independently, navigating systems to get services […]

January 2020 Announcement

January 2020, Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (TILRC) will become the Northeast Kansas Assistive Technology Access Site. Assistive Technology includes devices, equipment and services that help people hear, see, live, learn, and work better. A tremendous variety of assistive technology is available today. Assistive Technology Kansas is a way to connect Kansans to assistive technology. […]