SMILES Peer Mentor program emphasizes the direct involvement of nonprofessional  individuals with disabilities as role models providing independent living services to consumers.  The program is based on the belief that some supported services are best provided by people who have a disability.  Mentors share experiences, assist in establishing goals to increase independence and community integration and provide educational and advocacy resources.  Peer mentorship is offered individually and in group setting Contact Alex for more information.  345-7139 or alangsjoen@smilescil.org

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