Survey to Enhance Independent Living Services in Southern AZ Communities

Arizona News
March 2014

DIRECT Center for IndependenceDIRECT Center for Independence, in partnership with the Sonoran UCEDD, is seeking your assistance in planning DIRECT’s service delivery system and practices in Southern Arizona. DIRECT's mission is to provide services to individuals with disabilities; to encourage, equip, and empower them to live independently in the community. These services include, but are not limited to independent living skills training, information and referral, peer counseling, advocacy, home modifications, financial sustainability education and other support services.

DIRECT’s service area includes Pima, Cochise, Santa Cruz, Graham and Greenlee counties.

If you live or work in one of these five counties, your help in filling out this short survey will make sure your voice is heard in the planning process for DIRECT's services.

You can complete the survey online by going to the following link:

If you would like the survey in an alternative format (i.e. paper copy or large print), please contact the Sonoran UCEDD at 520.626.0442 or

Please feel free to share this survey with your friends, clients and colleagues throughout Southern Arizona.  The survey will close April 1, 2014.

The Sonoran UCEDD has a contract with DIRECT Center for Independence to conduct a needs assessment for people with disabilities within Southern Arizona to assist in planning its service delivery systems and practices.  For more information about the needs assessment or survey, please contact project coordinator, Sarah Guayante, at 520.626.0442 or