Let’s Talk Self-Advocacy!
Want to learn more about self-advocacy? Linda Butler, WRC’s Coordinatorof Self-Advocacy, will be available to clients, families, and service providers to discuss issues of Self-Advocacy. Bring a friend, your questions & ideas and we’ll be here to listen. This is a free opportunity that is offered on the third Tuesday of each month throughout the year.
Meeting Times: 3rd Tuesday of the month. 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Come to WRC and follow the signs to our group!
Contact: If you need more information, please call (310) 258-4245.
Social & Networking Group
Meeting Times: We meet every 2nd Thursday of each month. In the WRC boardroom 4:30-6:30pm
Contact: It's free for more information call Karol Scoota at Options for life: (310) 371-7420
Peer Mentor Lifestyle Coach Agency – Healthy Lifestyles
The Peer Mentor Lifestyle Coach Agency (PMLCA) is o non-profit organization that specializes in training people with development disabillities to serve as Peer Mentors. The unique feature of PMLCA is that Peer Mentor are responsible for training and assissting others wit hdevelopment disabilites. Peer mentors are trained to provide independent living support, mobikity training, community inclusion, socialzation and health lifestyle coaching. Peer mentors are reponsibe for training and assisting others to devlop the sills necessary to live as independently as possible. Peer Mentors also provide skills training in: budgeting, shopping, meal planning and prepartion, household maintenance, time management, commuity acess, mobility, self-advocacy, developing effective communication skills and locating social and recreational opportunities.
PMLCA Healthy Lifestyle Change Program
The Healthy Lifestyle Change program is a service for Peer Mentor Lifestyle Coach Agency. The healthy Lifestyle Change program is another peer mentoring venture which was established to identify and support adults with disabilties who are at risk for or who have a diagnosis of Type II diabetes as well as supporting people who wish to develop a more healthful lifestyle. the groups meet a the westinde regional center located in Culver City. Peer Mentors, fitness and nutrition facilitaors support people to incorporate execrise and good nutrition edcation into thier daily routines
Fitness Class Nutrition and cooking demonstration
Meeting Times: Tuesday and Thursdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00
Contact: For more information contact at (310) 258-4104 or (310) 258-4030
Networking and Life Skills Group
Fun Activities, Yummy Snacks, Get Social – Hang out with your Friends and Meet new ones, Participate in Interactive Presentations
- Who comes to this fun group? Anyone who wants to be social and have fun!
- May I bring a friend? Of course! Bring a friend and you will also make friends at the group.
- Is there food? YES! We have tasty refreshments.
- How much does it cost to go? It’s FREE! That’s right, FREE!
- What if I’m looking for a roommate? Attend a “Networking” meeting and one of the peer mentors can assist you.
- Dates: The Second Thursday of each month & The Third Wednesday of each month
Times: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Phone: (310) 258-4240
Address: Westside Regional Center, 5901 Green Valley Circle, Culver City, CA 90230