Independence Residences

Celebrating 25 years of advocacy at Independence Residences
Business Queens Courier Staff 9/30/2012 at 8:59AM

For a quarter of a century, Independence Residences, Inc. (IRI) has been making a difference. The not-for-profit human services agency, incorporated in 1988, provides residential and community support to people with developmental disabilities and visual or other impairments. Parents of blind, multiply handicapped, and developmentally disabled children founded IRI in 1984. They were worried about [...]

More than 300 come out for 4th Annual IRI Walkabout
More than 300 come out for 4th Annual IRI Walkabout
News Terence M. Cullen 8/04/2012 at 8:15AM

Part of the idea, organizers said, was to show how the developmentally disabled people of Independence Residences, Inc. (IRI) are really capable of many things. More than 300 people came out for the 4th Annual IRI Walkabout and Picnic at Cunningham Park on Saturday, July 28, to walk, eat and show their support. “It’s a [...]