FINS would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to Joshua Quental and his family on the loss of Josh's sister Amanda. To donate to the Independence Network Program in Amanda's honor please go to Donate page. All donations in September will be given to the program in memory of Amanda. Thanks to all!




Serving Adult Students With Disabilities

Our Story

During a budget crisis in 2011, Friends of the Independence Network Students, Inc was born when parents and other family members of the Independence Network students banded together. Discover what they did, and how you can help!


Achieved Goals For Friends of Independence Network Students, Inc

  • FINS helped fund the reinstatement of a critical Program Supervisor Position to improve program management
  • FINS acquired funds to enhance the curriculum in the following areas:

Weight Room: Provided an adaptive weight training coach.

Exercise Class: Provided an adaptive exercise class teacher.

Garden Program: Purchased materials and built adaptive gardening beds.

Computer Lab: Purchased computer equipment with adaptive technology.


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