Eagles represent Freedom and Independence

                         Eagles represent Freedom and Independence

        What is a Center for Independent Living?

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are community-based, cross-disability, non-profit organizations that are designed and operated by people with disabilities. CILs are unique in that they operate according to a strict philosophy of consumer control, wherein people with all types of disabilities directly govern and staff the organization. Centers for Independent Living Provide.

  • Advocacy
  • Peer Support
  • Information and Referral
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Transition

America is home to:

  • 403 Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
  • 330 branch offices
  • 56 Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs)

To Learn More about:

The movement for Independent Living: A Brief History