AFIL - Association for Independent Living

AFIL - Association for Independent Living AFIL is a twenty-four-hour residential program which teaches independent living skills to young adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

AFILโ€™s mission is to provide a safe and supportive living environment for our adult residents who are diagnosed with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, elevating them to their highest independence and interdependence through life skills education and vocational guidance.

Operating as usual

12/01/2021

Happy December!! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ

Reminder that we have a must-go this month! AFIL will be closed from Saturday the 18th at 5:00pm through Sunday the 26th until 2:00pm for the holiday break.

Today is National Christmas Lights Day!
12/01/2021

Today is National Christmas Lights Day!

Today is National Christmas Lights Day!

Thank you Best Buddies - TWU Dallas for a fun filled night at Chipotle! ๐Ÿ˜‹ #afilfilledlife
11/30/2021

Thank you Best Buddies - TWU Dallas for a fun filled night at Chipotle! ๐Ÿ˜‹ #afilfilledlife

Today is the first day of Hanukkah - We would like to wish those celebrating today a happy Hanukkah!
11/28/2021

Today is the first day of Hanukkah - We would like to wish those celebrating today a happy Hanukkah!

Today is the first day of Hanukkah - We would like to wish those celebrating today a happy Hanukkah!

Happy Thanksgiving from AFIL! ๐Ÿ‚
11/25/2021

Happy Thanksgiving from AFIL! ๐Ÿ‚

Happy Thanksgiving from AFIL! ๐Ÿ‚

Must-Go begins!!Reminder, AFIL is now currently closed for our holiday break. We will remain closed through Sunday, Nove...
11/24/2021

Must-Go begins!!
Reminder, AFIL is now currently closed for our holiday break. We will remain closed through Sunday, November 28th until 2:00pm. We hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving break! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆƒ

* Please leave a voicemail if you are needing to contact AFIL and we will return all calls upon our return *

Must-Go begins!!
Reminder, AFIL is now currently closed for our holiday break. We will remain closed through Sunday, November 28th until 2:00pm. We hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving break! ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฆƒ

* Please leave a voicemail if you are needing to contact AFIL and we will return all calls upon our return *

Did you know that today is National Espresso Day?! We know all about that morning coffee & espresso here at AFIL. We hop...
11/23/2021

Did you know that today is National Espresso Day?! We know all about that morning coffee & espresso here at AFIL. We hope everyone enjoys a yummy cup (or two ๐Ÿ˜‰) today!

Did you know that today is National Espresso Day?! We know all about that morning coffee & espresso here at AFIL. We hope everyone enjoys a yummy cup (or two ๐Ÿ˜‰) today!

We had so much fun during our field day today! From the egg walk, to potato sack race, wheel barrel race, 3-legged race ...
11/22/2021

We had so much fun during our field day today! From the egg walk, to potato sack race, wheel barrel race, 3-legged race and water balloon toss!! #afilfilledlife ๐Ÿ˜„

Today from 12-2pm come join us for a fun field day in our courtyard!
11/22/2021

Today from 12-2pm come join us for a fun field day in our courtyard!

Hello AFIL friends & family! We want to invite you to our 2nd annual field day in honor of Shae McFadden-Clark, an Occupational Therapist who worked with our AFIL residents. #afilfilledlife

Hello AFIL friends & family! We want to invite you to our 2nd annual field day in honor of Shae McFadden-Clark, an Occup...
11/16/2021

Hello AFIL friends & family! We want to invite you to our 2nd annual field day in honor of Shae McFadden-Clark, an Occupational Therapist who worked with our AFIL residents. #afilfilledlife

Hello AFIL friends & family! We want to invite you to our 2nd annual field day in honor of Shae McFadden-Clark, an Occupational Therapist who worked with our AFIL residents. #afilfilledlife

Having some fun with temporary tattoos!!  ๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿฆ‡ #afilfilledlife
11/15/2021

Having some fun with temporary tattoos!! ๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿฆ‡ #afilfilledlife

Today is world kindness day! ๐ŸŒŽ Remember to always be kind ๐Ÿ˜Š
11/13/2021

Today is world kindness day! ๐ŸŒŽ Remember to always be kind ๐Ÿ˜Š

Today is world kindness day! ๐ŸŒŽ Remember to always be kind ๐Ÿ˜Š

Celebrating Veteran's Day!
11/11/2021

Celebrating Veteran's Day!

Celebrating Veteran's Day!

Don't forget to follow our twitter page! https://twitter.com/Afildfw
11/10/2021
AFIL (@Afildfw) | Twitter

Don't forget to follow our twitter page!

https://twitter.com/Afildfw

The latest Tweets from AFIL (@Afildfw). Association for Independent Living is a Residential Life Skills Program for young adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. | #afilfilledlife. Dallas, TX

11/08/2021

@kitautie

AFIL IS HIRING!! We are looking for someone to join our team and become apart of our #afilfilledlife! Please see the mos...
11/08/2021

AFIL IS HIRING!!

We are looking for someone to join our team and become apart of our #afilfilledlife! Please see the most recent job positing on our page for more details.

AFIL IS HIRING!!

We are looking for someone to join our team and become apart of our #afilfilledlife! Please see the most recent job positing on our page for more details.

What a wonderful Friendsgiving we had with Best Buddies - TWU Dallas๐Ÿฆƒ #afilfilledlife
11/08/2021

What a wonderful Friendsgiving we had with Best Buddies - TWU Dallas๐Ÿฆƒ #afilfilledlife

11/03/2021
Congratulations to our winners of Octoberโ€™s contests! ๐ŸŽƒ We had some awesome prizes like a $10 fivebelow gift card, vouch...
11/03/2021

Congratulations to our winners of Octoberโ€™s contests! ๐ŸŽƒ We had some awesome prizes like a $10 fivebelow gift card, voucher for 1 week of no workouts, and a free meal at dine-out on AFIL! ๐Ÿ˜

Trey won the spooky short story, Luke won the pumpkin decoration, and Elliott won the door decoration! #afilfilledlife

Congratulations to our winners of Octoberโ€™s contests! ๐ŸŽƒ We had some awesome prizes like a $10 fivebelow gift card, voucher for 1 week of no workouts, and a free meal at dine-out on AFIL! ๐Ÿ˜

Trey won the spooky short story, Luke won the pumpkin decoration, and Elliott won the door decoration! #afilfilledlife

11/02/2021
November Calendar

Happy November! ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿƒ

Reminder that we have a must-go this month! AFIL will be closed the 24th - 28th for the holidays. We will close Wednesday at 12:00pm and re-open Sunday at 2:00pm.

Please plan accordingly. We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving break! ๐Ÿฆƒ

We are so excited for our Thanksgiving Potluck with Best Buddies - TWU Dallas!! Can't wait to see everyone here!
11/02/2021

We are so excited for our Thanksgiving Potluck with Best Buddies - TWU Dallas!! Can't wait to see everyone here!

Itโ€™s never too early in November to have a Thanksgiving Potluck! So come join us THIS SATURDAY @AFIL from 11am-12:45pm :) feel free to bring a dish to share!

*this event is partnered with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) :)

11/02/2021
AFIL Spotlight - November

โœจAFIL SPOTLIGHTโœจ

Clay & Luke are AFILโ€™s spotlight residents of the month. Get to know a little about them and what they have to say about AFIL! Clay and Luke are level 1 residents.

Halloween festivities ๐Ÿ•ธ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป
11/01/2021

Halloween festivities ๐Ÿ•ธ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป

10/29/2021
Pumpkin contest!

Spooky pumpkins ๐ŸŽƒ comment with your vote who you think had the most creative, spookiest, pumpkin!

Pumpkin 1 - PENNYWISE
Pumpkin 2 - GHOSTFACE
Pumpkin 3 - CARNAGE
Pumpkin 4 - SCARECROW
Pumpkin 5 - TEXAS LONGHORNS

Getting creative this afternoon with some pumpkin decorating! Tomorrow we will post pictures for the pumpkin contest and...
10/28/2021

Getting creative this afternoon with some pumpkin decorating! Tomorrow we will post pictures for the pumpkin contest and we need your votes to help decide the best one! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐Ÿ’€ #afilfilledlife

Had so much fun at the FC Dallas game!! โšฝ๏ธ #afilfilledlife
10/28/2021

Had so much fun at the FC Dallas game!! โšฝ๏ธ #afilfilledlife

Please help us decide the winner of our spooky door decorating contest! ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒComment below Door 1, 2, 3 or 4 and we will ta...
10/22/2021

Please help us decide the winner of our spooky door decorating contest! ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ

Comment below Door 1, 2, 3 or 4 and we will tally up the votes at the end of next week ๐Ÿ˜

We had A BLAST this weekend with Best Buddies - TWU Dallas !! Halloween festivities and costume party! #afilfilledlife
10/19/2021

We had A BLAST this weekend with Best Buddies - TWU Dallas !! Halloween festivities and costume party! #afilfilledlife

Photos from Trans Army's post
10/05/2021

Photos from Trans Army's post

GOOD MORNING AFIL FRIENDS & FAMILY! We have a few FUNdraising events happening this month and hope you can all be apart ...
10/05/2021

GOOD MORNING AFIL FRIENDS & FAMILY!
We have a few FUNdraising events happening this month and hope you can all be apart of them.

We would like to invite you to the FC Dallas game on Wednesday October 27th @ 7:00pm. The link provided at the bottom is where you can purchase your tickets.

**A portion of the ticket price will go directly to our program**

Thank you for your support and we hope to be cheering in the stands with you!

https://bit.ly/3Beg6wt

GOOD MORNING AFIL FRIENDS & FAMILY!
We have a few FUNdraising events happening this month and hope you can all be apart of them.

We would like to invite you to the FC Dallas game on Wednesday October 27th @ 7:00pm. The link provided at the bottom is where you can purchase your tickets.

**A portion of the ticket price will go directly to our program**

Thank you for your support and we hope to be cheering in the stands with you!

https://bit.ly/3Beg6wt

10/05/2021
10/04/2021
AFIL Spotlight - October

โœจAFIL SPOTLIGHTโœจ

Elliott & Robert are AFILโ€™s spotlight residents of the month. Get to know a little about them and what they have to say about AFIL. Elliott is a level 1 resident and Robert is a level 3 resident.

We're still *aiming* high and *shooting* for success with raising funds for our Sport Court! If you missed North Texas G...
09/29/2021
AFIL Sport Court for Adults with Disabilities, organized by Sarah Causey

We're still *aiming* high and *shooting* for success with raising funds for our Sport Court! If you missed North Texas Giving Day, or are ready to give again, here's a great opportunity!

https://www.gofundme.com/f/afil-outdoor-sport-court?qid=bd2d86f973e39baa018768cc17d12912

Do you love sports and believe in their power to make a positive impact in โ€ฆ Sarah Causey needs your support for AFIL Sport Court for Adults with Disabilities

Check out two of our AFIL residents volunteering at the Dallas Flight Museum! โœˆ๏ธ#afilfilledlife
09/28/2021

Check out two of our AFIL residents volunteering at the Dallas Flight Museum! โœˆ๏ธ#afilfilledlife

Check out two of our AFIL residents volunteering at the Dallas Flight Museum! โœˆ๏ธ#afilfilledlife

What an amazing event AFIL was able to be a part of!!!
09/24/2021

What an amazing event AFIL was able to be a part of!!!

LOOK AT THAT NEW RECORD! NTX Giving Day 2021 is a wrap! You did it, North Texas! Once again, we've shown the power of community and what it means to #BeTheGood!

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2826 Storey Ln
Dallas, TX
75220

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 4pm

Telephone

(214) 351-0798

Website

www.afildfw.org

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โ€œThe mission of the Association for Independent Living (AFIL) is to strengthen the independence of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through life skills education, vocational guidance, community integration and spiritual growth in a supportive living environment.โ€

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