Becoming Independent

UPDATED: September 10, 2018

Becoming Independent is a community based service organization established 50 years ago to help people with disabilities live meaningful and productive lives. Becoming Independent serves people with varied interests and life objectives who share the common goal of realizing their abilities. They are workers, artists, volunteers, physical fitness buffs, family members and neighbors. Individuals seek exploration and development through three key initiatives at BI: innovative education through our Day Services, elevating independence in our Community Services, and employing abilities within our employment services spectrum. Becoming Independent’s philosophy affords men and women the opportunity to be productive, engaged community members through person-centered planning and customized services. We believe our pioneering model has and always will break barriers for people with disabilities.

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  • Spanish
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  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • German
  • Haitian Creole
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  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Urdu
  • Japanese
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  • Gujarati
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  • Bengali
  • Tai–Kadai
  • Greek
  • Punjabi
  • Tamil
  • Armenian
  • Serbo-Croatian
  • Hebrew
  • Hmong
  • Bantu
  • Khmer
  • Navajo
  • American Sign Language
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1425 Corporate Center Parkway
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
United States



(707) 524-6600



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