Forth Worth, Dallas, Denton, Plano Resource Centers on Independent Living

REACH of Dallas

We offer the following services:

Staff

Charlotte A. Stewart – Executive Director

Responsible for the overall administration of the REACH organization, including its four projects, the REACH Resource Centers on Independent Living in Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton and Plano. 

Kevan Johnson – Employment Consultant

Responsible for employment assistance, including job skills training, job search, job development, advocacy, placement and ADA technical assistance. 

– Receptionist

Responsible for miscellaneous clerical duties, act as primary person responsible for answering center calls, provide information and referral services, greet visitors to the center, provide disability accommodation to fellow staff when needed, coordinate scheduling of monthly and quarterly staff meetings and provide Spanish interpretation/translation services when needed. 

Miaka Brown – Information & Referral Specialist

Responsible for handling information and referral requests, answering the telephone, filing, maintaining the active and closed consumer service records and database for the center.  Also coordination of the loaner equipment program. 

 – Youth Transition & Housing Information Specialist

Responsible for assisting youth with disabilities transition from high school to adult life and providing information on local affordable, accessible and safe housing options for people with disabilities. 

Mavis Ravin – Community Living/Relocation Specialist

Responsible for assisting interested nursing home residents prepare for and move into the community and coordinate independent living skills training sessions for consumers. 

Brenda Yanez – Administrative Assistant

Responsible for providing administrative support to the Executive Director.

Harvey Spears – Independent Living Specialist

Responsible for assisting with individual and systems advocacy efforts, network/liaison with other organizations, conduct outreach activities, and coordinate independent living skills training.