The Center provides two types of advocacy. Individual Advocacy involves staff members working with an individual to access services from other agencies. Systems Advocacy involves staff members initiating changes in various local, regional, and state systems making it easier for people with disabilities to live independently.
Independent Living Skills Training
RRCI provides training for people with disabilities to enhance or develop skills that can assure independent living opportunities.
Information and Referral
RRCI provides information and referral to anyone in the community needing to find specific programs and services to empower people with disabilities to live independently.
Enjoy connecting with other people with disabilities by attending a variety of support group meetings. A person with a disability, who is new to Independent Living is greatly rewarded by connecting with others who have experienced barriers in living independently and have been able to overcome similar barriers.
Older Youth Transition Program
Youth between the ages 14-21 participate in activities that prepare them to transition from school to adult life. Life skills, healthy relationships, and socialization are foundational activities for this age group. A special program for young people between the ages 14-21 teaches specific transition to adulthood skills.
Nursing Home Transition and Diversion
Do you want to get out of a nursing home or other institution? Do you want to avoid going into an institution? We may be able to help.
Younger Youth Programs
Children with disabilities between the ages of 5-13 are offered monthly activities and learning opportunities during the school year and can participate in a fun summer program.
Older Blind Program
The goal of the Older Blind Program is to help consumers with visual impairments become or remain independent. The program is designed to empower people ages 55.
Generous members of the community have donated gently used technology and mobility equipment to RRCI. The Loan Bank is open to the public to borrow equipment to fill shorter-term needs. Whether a loved one is coming for the weekend or someone is waiting for insurance to fund something, the Loan Bank may fill a temporary need.
Equipment may be purchase for individuals with disabilities through the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR), the Utah Assistive Technology Foundation (UTAF), or other funding opportunities. An assessment is conducted to identify equipment that will increase independence at home and in the community. Assistive Technology is a service for individuals in need who meet financial eligibility criteria.
Limited Transportation Services
RRCI is able to offer rides to our consumers for certain RRCI activities with a 24-hour notice of need.
Your Rights or Consumer Rights
Red Rock Center for Independence (RRCI) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint directly with RRCI by calling 435-673-7501 or visit RRCI’s office at 168 N. 100 E., Suite 101. Or a person may file a complaint with the Utah Department of Transportation. For more information on the Utah Department of Transportation’s Civil Rights Program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact 801-965-4000, website www.udot.utah.gov/go/titlevi, or visit UDOT’s Civil Rights office, 4501 South 2700 West, Salt Lake City, Utah. A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration's Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20590.