State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) for American Samoa for 2017-2019

American Samoa [Territory]

~~“Our overall goal and mission is to continue our efforts to promote the goals and mission of both the SILS and the CIL programs, including those of the State agency providing services for the blind, as they relate to the parts of the SPIL administrated by our Program. Also to continue the independent Living Philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy in order to maximize their independence and interaction in their daily living activities in their homes and in the community We will continue to provide all our 4 Core Services and our newly established Transition Services and other related services to individuals with significant disabling conditions in accordance with a mutually agreed upon independent living service plan a waiver states the plan is not necessary, and to improve the quality of our service deliver to our consumers”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Samoa Center for Independent Living
Date Enacted: 
01/01/2017
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