Review the state plan for the SILC of Alaska.
Updated goals and objectives:
GOAL 1 -TRANSPORTATION
Objective 1.1: Increase the accessibility, affordability, availability and safety of no less than 3 modes of transportation (e.g. accessible taxis, taxi vouchers, etc.).
Objective 1.2: Increase advocacy efforts for accessible taxis in at least one additional city in each CIL service area
GOAL 2 – HOUSING
Objective 2.1: Increase awareness of housing options for consumers and community members.
Objective 2.2: Increase awareness and opportunities for the use of home surveys, resources, and modifications to optimize ‘aging in place’ opportunities (e.g. HomeMAPs and the State of Alaska Environmental Modification program).
Objective 2.3: Increase efforts to advocate and promote the use of universal design or
visitability for all housing units designed or built with public funds.
GOAL 3 – EMPLOYMENT
Objective 3.1: Increase the number of Alaskans with disabilities who become employed.
Objective 3.2: Increase the number of consumers selecting employment goals.
Objective 3.3: Increase the number of referrals to/from Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR) and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR).
Objective 3.4: Increase awareness of the ideals of the State of Alaska’s Provisional Hire statute in the private sector.
GOAL 4 – HEALTH & WELLNESS
Objective 4.1: Improve consumer and public access to health and wellness information.
Objective 4.2: Improve consumer and public access to information on emergency preparedness, response, and recovery.
Objective 4.3: Increase advocacy to maintain Medicaid services and options for people with disabilities.
GOAL 5 – ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Objective 5.1: Increase usage of the AT Guaranteed Loan fund by 5% per year.
Objective 5.2: Improve consumer and public access to information and resources related to assistive technology, durable medical equipment, and non-durable medical supplies.
GOAL 6 – DIVERSITY
Objective 6.1: CILs will strive to have a workforce representing the diversity of the
communities they serve.
Objective 6.2: CILs will strive to have a consumer base representing the diversity of the
communities they serve.
GOAL 7 – YOUTH TRANSITION
Objective 7.1: 20-30 youth delegates will participate in the Alaska Youth Leadership Forum each year that it is held with a 90% graduation rate.
Objective 7.2: 100% of Alaska YLF graduates will demonstrate increased IL competency.
Objective 7.3: Alaska YLF graduates will have improved employment outcomes.
GOAL 8 – IL NETWORK
Objective 8.1: Increase return rates for quarterly CIL consumer satisfaction surveys by 5% each year.
Objective 8.2: Increase the awareness of Independent Living services in Alaska.
Objective 8.3: Increase understanding of roles, responsibilities, and history of IL services & philosophy among CIL staff, SILC staff/members & stakeholders.
Objective 8.4: Investigate feasibility of hosting a second statewide independent living
GOAL 9 – SUSTAINABILITY
Objective 9.1: Increase the diversity of funding streams to fund the general operation of the SILC.
Objective 9.2: The Alaska YLF will be a sustainable SILC Program.