Improving the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities

Funded Programs

Current Independence Funded Programs

Community Initiatives

United Way of Norman manages the following initiatives to fill gaps between community needs and agency response.

The disABILITY Coalition

Established in 2012, the mission of the coalition is to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities. Membership is composed of community partners, self advocates, and family members.

The Cleveland County disABILITY Coalition Resource Guide

A project of the disABILITY Coalition, this resource guide is designed to help individuals with disabilities and their families. The guide is available on our website.

The Senior Resource Guide & Directory

This resource guide is designed to provide seniors and caregivers of Norman and Cleveland County with the most current information to navigate senior resources. The guide is available on our website.

Independence Council

Mandy McClure | Armstrong Bank, CHAIR
Vicki Bumgarner | University of Oklahoma, VICE CHAIR
Steve Bajema | First Fidelity Bank
Debbie Barnhill | BancFirst
Monica Bread | The Willows
Susan Favors | Norman Public Schools
Maurine Garton | Community Volunteer 
Christi Moore | CSBI
Tom Sherman | Fowler Holding Company
Eva Smith | Sooner Success
Bob Staples | Veterans Corner