Elevating Human Abilities Since 1967
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Community Partners & Innovative Alliances

BI believes in elevating human abilities for the benefit of all —and so we continually create collaborative alliances throughout the communities we serve. We believe we are all connected and our community is enriched when we invest in one another. Becoming Independent enjoys a wide array of innovative partnerships. These partnerships include libraries, museums and non-profit agencies where our participants volunteer throughout the year:



  • Catholic Charities/Re-Style Marketplace
  • Charles Shultz Museum
  • Council on Aging/Meals on Wheels
  • Farm to Pantry
  • Giants Steps
  • Oakmont Village Association
  • Pick of the Litter
  • Pet’s Lifeline
  • Redwood Empire Food Bank
  • Sonoma County Library
  • Vincent de Paul’s Dining Room
  • Vintage House
  • And more!