Nov
17
9:30 AM09:30

SFASA Conference

The San Francisco Autism Society is holding a conference on November 17th, which will host a number of panels. An afternoon panel will have our very own Executive Director Jan Stokley speaking about Accessory Dwelling Units. This is an exciting event to learn more about obstacles and opportunities for adults with autism or developmental disabilities. 

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Oct
12
11:00 AM11:00

Taft College Open House

Taft College in Southern California is having an open house for its Transition to Independent Living Program on Friday October 12, 2018 from 11am to 2pm. Attendees will be able to take scheduled tours of their new facility, learn about their specialized program, and network with other Southern California Regional Centers! Please RSVP by October 5th to Victoria Waugh at 661-763-7775 or vwaugh@taftcollege.edu

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Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Costanoa Common Farms Farm Fest

  • 335 Golf Club Drive Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States (map)
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Costanoa Commons Farms is a place where people with and without disabilities can participate in their urban community farm, taking care of plants and animals, and creating friendships with one another that sustain everyone.

Their October 6th Farm Fest will have live music, farm tours, face painting, family activities, farm stand products, pocket neighborhood tours, art projects in the creativity barn, and local food and drink! This event is free

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Oct
4
11:00 AM11:00

11th Annual Disability Awareness Day – Expanding Our Horizons

  • 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA, 95113 United States (map)
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Expanding our Horizons as we celebrate diversity, awareness and empowerment for persons of differing abilities. There will be art displays, a resource fair, games, live music, food trucks, movie screenings, and panel discussions!

Housing Choices will have a table, so please stop by our table and say hello!

Admission is free

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Sep
27
9:00 AM09:00

Supported Living Orientation

  • 6203 San Ignacio Avenue San Jose, CA, 95119 United States (map)
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The Supported Living Services (SLS) Orientation is a free event for individuals and agencies interested in developing a SLS program in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties. You will learn about what SLS is, Title 17 SLS regulations, the philosophy of SLS, and more!

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Sep
21
8:00 AM08:00

Non-Profit Housing Association Conference

  • 780 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)
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Housing Choices Executive Director, Jan Stokley, will join a panel of housing advocates in describing the opportunities to design local inclusionary housing ordinances. The workshop on Inclusionary Housing 2.0 will examine local efforts to advocate for more inclusive market-rate rental housing, with a percentage of rental units targeted to people with diverse incomes and abilities. Click here to learn more about the NPH Conference. 

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Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Special Needs Trust and the ABLE Act

  • 1641 North First Street, Suite 155 San Jose (map)
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Learn how to preserve and maximize needs-based government benefits through a special needs trust, and how the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act is positively impacting the lives of individuals with disabilities. The ABLE Act allows individuals with special needs to accumulate wealth while still qualifying for government benefit. This is a free educational event but you must RSVP here

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Sep
11
9:30 AM09:30

Santa Clara Board of Supervisors Meeting

  • 70 West Hedding Street San Jose, CA, 95110 United States (map)
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Join us for the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors meeting on September 11th! The supervisors will be voting on a proposal to allocate 5% of the Measure A housing bond for people with developmental disabilities.


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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Community Resource Fair

  • 70 West Hedding Street San Jose, CA, 95110 United States (map)
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Come out to the Community Resource Fair hosted by the Housing Authority of Santa Clara County. Educate yourself about services offered by both non-profit and county agencies, learn about job training programs, and discover other programs and services focused on health, finances, and more!

Housing Choices will have a table, so please stop by and say hi! 

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Aug
17
5:30 PM17:30

Movie Night with SARC

  • 6203 San Ignacio Avenue San Jose, CA, 95119 United States (map)
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Join San Andreas Regional Center for their first Movie Night on Friday, August 17th. They will be watching Incredibles, and there will even be an opportunity to take photos with the characters! This is a sensory friendly movie experience and snacks will be provided. Doors will open at 5:30pm and the movie will start at 6:30pm. Space is limited so please register to receive your free tickets! Click here to register

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