Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton & Plano Resource Centers on Independent Living

REACH of Dallas

We offer the following services:

Staff

Position Vacant – 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. 

Miaka Brown – Assistant Director/Records Manager

To assist with the day-to-day operation of the Dallas center and maintain the active and closed consumer service records and databases for the center and provide oversight of proper case management and reporting by staff. Also coordinates the center’s equipment loan and durable medical equipment and supplies distribution programs.

Kevan Johnson – Employment Consultant

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

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. 

Position Vacant – Independent Living Specialist 

Responsible for assisting with individual and systems advocacy efforts, network/liaison with other organizations, conduct outreach activities, coordinate independent living skills training to include computer and software training and maintaining the adaptive computer lab at the center.  Also provide ADA and disability awareness/sensitivity training services.

Adrien NawaDisability Services Specialist

Responsible for assisting youth with disabilities transition from high school to adult life by providing advocacy assistance, skills training workshops, peer support, social recreational group activities and the annual youth summer camp session. Coordinate skills training sessions for adult consumers as well as advocate for and provide information on local affordable, accessible and safe housing options for individuals with disabilities.

Brenda Yanez – Administrative Assistant

Responsible for providing administrative support and clerical assistance to the Executive Director and other employees as needed/requested, coordinates the DART reduced fair program, the Adjustment to Disability/Independence & Beyond group training sessions and provides Spanish interpreter and translation services as needed.