Independence Landing is a grassroots nonprofit organization started by committed community members to build an affordable, supportive and safe residential community for adults with a range of cognitive, intellectual, developmental, or physical disabilities.
Most residents need only a modicum of support by way of reminders, prompts, and limited supervision. Many will go to work, continue their education/vocational training or particiapte in various life-enhancement programs that will empower residents to successfully lead independent, meaningful and fulfilled lives.
Within 6 months of its inception, it was able to a secure a long term lease on a 20 acre lot from the City of Tallahassee for its proposed housing project. It is currently in its pre-development phase to provide single dwellings for 50-60 individuals.