Monthly Archives: October 2009

Sins Invalid

Take a good look in the mirror. Do you feel pride in what you see? Pushing Limits ogles — Beauty in the Face of Invisibility. Listen, 28 min. Leah Gardner interviews Patricia Berne and Nomy Lamm from the groundbreaking organization, Sins Invalid. … Continue reading

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Best Websites For California Budget Advocacy

IHSS Coalition www.ihsscoalition.org Consumers, Providers and Advocates Working Together to Protect and Improve California’s Home Care Disability Rights California www.disabilityrightsca.org California’s Advocacy and Protection System A website of in-depth information They will send copies to people without web access. 1-800-776-5746 … Continue reading

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IHSS Appeals and Daily Help

Appeal Assistance 1. Training and Orientation for IHSS Appeal Assistance Volunteer Corps. Westside Center for Independent Living Los Angeles, IHSS appeal mechanics and our Volunteer Corps process, quality control, confidentiality, and record keeping. Call Janet (323) 294-4565 weaver1245@aol.com 2. Recorded … Continue reading

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Service Cuts — Will You Stand With Us?

Listen. 29 min Original air date: Friday, Oct 16, 2:30 pm KPFA, 94.1 fm Critical cuts and unannounced home visits have begun for people with disabilities who rely on California’s In Home Support Services (IHSS). Pushing Limits talks to Bobby … Continue reading

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Letter From IHSS?

If you received a notice like this, file an appeal today or tomorrow! (See below for a sample appeal letter. ) Send it to State Hearings Division, California Department of Social Services, 744 P Street, MS 19-97, Sacramento, CA 95814-6413. … Continue reading

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IHSS Appeals — Make a Huge Difference

This urgent appeal toward a grassroots network comes from a group in L.A. It could be utilized around the state and replicated specifically in each county. As you probably know, there are thousands of In-Home Supportive Services consumers who are … Continue reading

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