Idaho State Independent Living Council

Misson and activities:

The Idaho State Independent Living Council's mission is to advocate for and achieve independence, choice, self-determination, equal access and equal opportunity for Idahoans with disabilities through systems change, policy involvement and public education.

The Idaho SILC advocates for people with disabilities by: promoting activities to improve and expand the disability service system; reaching out to unserved, under-served and minority populations; providing education and training on disability issues; supporting projects that expand and improve independent living services; and conducting studies and research to assist in developing model policies and recommendations for independent living in the State of Idaho.

We may be able to refer disabled persons to wheelchair accessible housing or transportation or other services in our city.

We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the national level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is 100% run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

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

Coalition building and networking.
Legislation.
Parenting.
Personal assistance.
Research.
Self-advocacy.

Contact us:

Contact person:Kelly Buckland
Email:kbuckland@silc.state.id.us
Phone:208-334-3800
Home page is not working: - http://www2.state.id.us/silc/index.htm
Address:350 North 9th Street, Suite 102, Boise, Idaho 83720
Boise
Idaho
United States

This entry added: Wednesday 19th May 1999. (record #159) Changed: Sunday 17th April 2005.