California Foundation for Independent Living Centers

Misson and activities:

The purpose of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) is to collaborate with and increase the capacity of California's Independent Living Centers to create access and integration for people with disabilities.

CFILC's mission is to support independent living centers in their local communities through advocating for systems change and promoting access and integration for people with disabilities.

CFILC is a statewide, non-profit organization made up of more than two dozen Independent Living Centers. Through unified action, CFILC envisions civil rights for all people with disabilities.

Our organization works at the local level.

Our organization is mainly run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Independent Living Skills Training.
Legal aid.
Media work.
Peer support.
Personal assistance.
Universal design.
Women and disability.
community education projects, advocacy on the state and federal levels.

Contact us:

Contact person:Allan Friedman
Phone:916 325-1690
Home page:
Address:910 K Street Mall, Suite 350
United States

This entry added: Monday 8th February 1999. (record #131) Changed: Sunday 3rd April 2005. Link checked Monday 29th October 2018.