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Disability Resources - Independent living centers, grouped by country

Links in this category: 77. Newest link in this category: 2021-01-16

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Austria
BIZEPS - Behindertenberatungszentrum - Zentrum für Selbstbestimmtes Leben

https://www.bizeps.or.at/
Austria,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Selbstbestimmt Leben Innsbruck
Center for Independent Living in Innsbruck. Site in German only.
https://selbstbestimmt-leben.net/
Austria,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12

Australia
Independent Living Centre Tasmania, Inc.
The Independent Living Centre (ILC) Tasmania is a non-profit community service organisation: The Independent Living Centre provides a professional information, education, advisory and consultancy service on: daily living equipment, building access and design, assistive technology and resources for people with disabilities, the aged, their carers and service providers.
https://ilctas.asn.au/
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12

Canada
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto
CILT operates on the philosophy of the Independent Living movement which was developed in response to traditional rehabilitation services models. CILT's aim is to develop and implement dignified social services that empower individuals rather than create dependencies. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their own lives by exercising their right to examine options, make choices, take risks and even make mistakes.
https://www.cilt.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
ILRC - the Independent Living Resource Centre
The ILRC is a consumer controlled organization that promotes and enables citizens with disabilities to make choices and take responsibility for the development and management of personal and community resources.
https://www.ilrc.mb.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Victoria Disability Resource Centre
Victoria Disability Resource Centre. We are a non profit organization that helps people with all types of disabilities lead independent lives - under their control and by their choice. Our organization is fully cross disability, that is to say that anyone in the community with a disability, regardless of type is potentially able to draw on our services.
https://drcvictoria.com/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12

Switzerland
Zentrum für Selbstbestimmtes Leben
political fight for: equal rights for disabled people independent living direct person oriented financing recognition of disability as a socio-political, rather than a medical issue
http://www.zslschweiz.ch/
Switzerland,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12

Germany
VbA-München - erbund behinderter Arbeitgeber - Selbstbestimmt Leben

http://www.vba-muenchen.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
ZSL - Erlangen
Das ZSL e.V. ist aus der Behinderteninitative StIB e.V. entstanden und wurde 1988 gegründet. Bereits ein Jahr später begann mit zwei MitarbeiterInnen die hauptamtliche Arbeit.
https://www.zsl-erlangen.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
ABS: Aktive Behinderte in Stuttgart und Umgebung

http://www.aktive-behinderte.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
ASL - Association for Self-determined Life of seriously disabled people - Berlin
Center for Independent Living in Berlin. Site in German and English.
https://asl-berlin.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Autonom Leben e.V - Selbstbestimmtes Leben für alle behinderten Menschen

http://www.autonomleben.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Das Zentrum für Selbstbestimmtes Leben (ZsL) e.V in Mainz
Das Zentrum für Selbstbestimmtes Leben (ZsL) e.V in Mainz bietet Beratung von behinderten Menschen und leistet inhaltliche sowie praktische Arbeit zur Gleichstellung.
https://zsl-mainz.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Independent Living Berlin, Brandenburg, Sachsen
Independent Living e.V. bietet Kinder- und Jugendhilfe in Berlin, Brandenburg, Sachsen mit Kindertageseinrichtungen, Betreutem Jugendwohnen, Mädchenwohnen, Ambulanten Hilfen, Jugendclubs
https://www.independentliving.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Individualhilfe Heidelberg

https://www.individualhilfe.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Interessenvertretung selbstbestimmt Leben
The purpose of the organisation is to support the Independent way of living for our members. By the various sets off projects we try to improve its chances and defeat any kind of politic or social discrimination.
http://www.isl-ev.de
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Jenaer Zentrum für selbstbestimmtes Leben behinderter Menschen e. V.

https://www.jzsl.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Mobile-Dortmund
Center for Independent Living in Dortmund. Site only in German.
https://www.mobile-dortmund.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
PHÖNIX e.V. Beratung und Hilfen für behinderte Menschen in Regensburg

https://phoenix-regensburg.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Selbstbestimmt Leben Bremen

https://www.slbremen-ev.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Verein zur Förderung der Autonomie Behinderter - FAB
Center for Independent Living in Kassel. Site only in German.
https://www.fab-kassel.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
W

https://wuesl.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12
Zentrum für selbstbestimmtes Leben Köln
Das Kölner Zentrum für selbstbestimmtes Leben (ZsL) war 1987 eine der ersten Beratungsstellen von Behinderten für Behinderte im gesamten Bundesgebiet; bis heute ist es das einzige ZsL in Nordrhein-Westfalen.
http://www.zsl-koeln.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-12

Finland
Kynnys ry - Threshold - Independent Living Center in Helsinki
Human Rights NGO of People with Disabilities 1. advocacy work to improve legislation 2. peer support and counceling 3. independ living skills trainin for people with disabilities 4. personal assistant training courses for employers
https://kynnys.fi/
Finland,
Finnish language,
Link checked 2020-12

United Kingdom
the Surrey Independent Living Council
Disabled People in Surrey can now use services funded by Surrey County Council and run by S.I.L.C. to support themselves to live independently in the community.
http://www.surreyilc.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Choices and Rights Disability Coalition
Choices and Rights Disability Coalition(CARDC) are an organisation exclusively run by disabled people in the Hull and East Riding area. We believe that the best experts on the needs of disabled people, are disabled people themselves.
https://choicesandrights.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
CIL
The Centre For Independent Living, Belfast (CIL) is an organisation of disabled people working to support disabled people's right to have choice and control in their lives and to take an active part in the community in which they live. CIL aim to promote the philosophy of independent living and raise awareness about Direct Payments as an option for disabled people to achieve independence.
http://www.cilbelfast.org/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2021-01
Disability Wales - Anabledd Cymru
The national association of disability groups in Wales working to promote the rights, inclusion, equality, and support of all disabled people in Wales.
http://www.dwac.demon.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Disability West Lothian
Working to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities who live in West Lothian.
http://www.dwl.demon.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Independent Living Alternatives (ILA)
ILA provides a comprehensive range of independent living and personal assistance services.
https://www.ilanet.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
KCIL - Kingston Centre For Independent Living
KCIL is a local charity working proactively to empower and support disabled people. KCIL was established in 1968 and is a member-led organisation with a number of sub groups and committees which guide the work of the organisation.
https://kcil.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Leeds Centre for Integrated Living (Leeds CIL)
Website under construction. Addresses and email available.
https://www.leedscil.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Lothian Centre for Integrated Living
The Lothian Centre for Integrated Living is a disability and user led organisation established in 1991 to provide a range of practical services to disabled people in the Lothian region.
https://www.lothiancil.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
WECIL- West of England Centre for Inclusive Living
The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL) was set up in 1995 and provides a range of services to over 4000 people a year, with the aim of promoting inclusive opportunities and enabling choice and control over their lives
https://www.wecil.co.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12

Ireland
Cork Centre For Independent Living Ltd.
Cork Centre for Independent Living's main areas of service include the provision of personal assistance, advocacy, promoting independent living, research library, and information and support services, in the greater Cork area.
https://corkcil.ie/
Ireland,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12

Italy
Consequor - Associazione Consequor per la Vita Indipendente
Consequor Onlus nasce, soprattutto, dalla volonta' e dalla determinazione di alcune persone con disabilita' che abitano in Piemonte, dalla loro/nostra convinzione a promuovere, sostenere, rivendicare e esigere il diritto delle persone con disabilita’ alla Vita Indipendente, all’autodeterminazione e alla vitale necessità di assistenza personale autogestita: nonostante la disabilita'.
http://www.consequor.it/
Italy,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
La Cooperativa sociale a r.l. Independent Living

https://www.independent.it/
Italy,
Italian language,
Link checked 2020-12

Latvia
Apeirons,Centre for Independent Living
To work together to encourage and support people with disabilities to live independent lives, to take an active part in society and to exercise their human and civil rights. We are an organisation of people with disabilities and their friends. Through the Centre for Independent Living we provide information and advice on a wide range of issues. We run support groups and occasional seminars and training sessions. We also involve people with disablities in integrated activities, including summer camps
https://www.apeirons.lv/
Latvia,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12

Norway
Uloba
ULOBA was founded in 1991. It is based on the principles of empowerment, full citizenship and human rights. The cooperative is owned and run by disabled people according to the philosophy of Independent Living.
https://www.uloba.no/
International interest,
Norway,
Norwegian language,
Link checked 2020-12

Sweden
GIL Göteborgskooperativet för Independent Living
GIL är ett icke vinstdrivande kooperativ som ägs och drivs av medlemmar med funktionshinder och behov av personlig assistans.
https://www.gil.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2020-12
Kooperativet HIL
Helsingborgs Independent Living är ett kooperativ för funktionshindrade som använder sig av personlig assistans. Kooperativet startade 1993. Att vara medlem i HIL betyder att få stöd och hjälp av andra i samma situation.
https://www.hil.se/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2020-12

United States
Access Alaska, Inc.
An Independent Living Center offering services to people with disabilities in Alaska.
https://www.accessalaska.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Access II Independent Living Center
We envision communities that provide inclusion, independence and self-determination for persons of all abilities. The Mission of Access II is to remove architectural and attitudinal barriers that limit the independence of persons with disabilities, promote a positive change in attitudes about disability and persons with disabilities, and encourage greater independence for persons with disabilities within our communities. As a Center for Independent Living, Access II is committed to the provision of a full range of independent living services.
http://www.accessii.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Access to Independence, Inc.
Access to Independence provides an array of services to people with disabilities, regardless of membership, in Dane, Columbia, Green and Dodge counties to assist them to live independently in their own homes. We provide these services flexibly based on each person's goals for her independent living.
https://www.accesstoind.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Active Re-Entry Independent Living Programs
Active Re-Entry is a community based program which assists individuals with disabilities to achieve or maintain self-sufficient and productive lives in their own communities.
https://www.arecil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
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.
https://cfilc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Capital District Center for Independence
CDCI,Inc. is a Capital District ( Albany NY and surrounding areas) organization assisting persons with disabilities to live independently.
http://www.cdciweb.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Center for Independent Living - CIL - Berkeley, CA
The Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a national leader in helping people with disabilities live independently and become productive, fully participating members of society.
https://www.thecil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Central Coast Center for Independent Living
Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL) is an advocacy and information center organized by and for people with disabilities, serving Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties. CCCIL promotes the independence of people with disabilities by supporting their equal and full participation in community life. CCCIL provides advocacy, education and support to all people with disabilities, their families and the community.
http://www.cccil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Community Resources for Independent Living
Community Resources for Independent Living supports, empowers and teaches skills to persons with disabilities so that they may more effectively participate in daily community and life activities. CRIL teaches and advocates for change to remove barriers to access for persons with disabilities.
http://cril-online.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Disability Community Resource Center (DCRC)
The Disability Community Resource Center (DCRC) is a Center for Independent Living dedicated to supporting the equality of life for people with all kinds of disabilities. The goal of our peer-led programs and services is the elimination of economic, social, attitudinal and environmental barriers people with disabilities face in their daily lives.
https://www.dcrc.co/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Disability Connections
DACIL advances the independence, self-determination, and participation of persons with disabilities in all areas of community life�
http://www.dcilmi.org
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
ILRCSF - Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco
We are a cross-disability resource center. That means that we serve all people with disabilities, including people with: * psychiatric disabilities * general physical and mobility disabilities * blindness and vision impairment * deafness and hearing impairment * environmental illness/multiple chemical sensitivity * traumatic brain injury or stroke * HIV/AIDS * substance abuse * developmental disabilities * other cognitive disabilities
https://www.ilrcsf.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
ILRU Directory of US independent living centers
Listing by states and territories in alphabetical order
https://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/ci..
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
IMPACT
IMPACT is a self-help, advocacy organization, which was formed in September of 1985 primarily by people with disabilities. IMPACT continues to be operated by people with disabilities. It is our mission to assist people with disabilities to achieve their full human potential and to advocate for a society that is free from both physical and attitudinal barriers so that we may be full participants in our own communities.
https://impactcil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Independence Center Transitional Residence For Young Adults
Independence Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to independent living for young adults with a variety of learning disabilities.
https://www.icliving.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Independent Living Choices
We provide services to people with disabilities who make independence their choice.
http://www.ilcchoices.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Independent Living Resource Center-Santa Barbara County
Independent Living Resource Center serving persons with disabilities.
https://www.ilrc-trico.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Independent Living Resources
ndependent Living Resources is a non-profit agency operated by a skilled staff and board of directors composed primarily of people with disabilities. This firsthand experience with disabilities provides a unique base of expertise for effectively addressing and providing services to individuals with disabilities.
https://www.ilresources.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Kenai Peninsula Independent Living Center
Our mission is to insure that individuals with disabilities live independently in their own homes and in the communities of their choice
http://www.peninsulailc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Lawrence Independent Living Resource Center
The Independent Living Resource Center of Lawrence, Kansas
https://independenceinc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
North Central Florida Center for Independent Living
The mission of our organization is to empower people with disabilities to exert our individual rights to live as independently as possible, make personal life choices and achieve full community inclusion.
http://www.cilncf.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Oakland and Macomb Center for Independent Living
The Oakland & Macomb Center for Independent Living (OMCIL) is a consumer driven, non-residential, community based organization helping people with disabilities live independently and become participating members of society. The Staff and Board, most of whom are people with disabilities, are strongly committed to supporting others in their efforts toward independence.
http://www.omcil.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council
The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is committed to promoting a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize leadership, empowerment, independence, productivity and to support full inclusion and integration of individuals into the mainstream of American society.
http://www.ohiosilc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Options for Independence
The mission of OPTIONS for Independence is to raise the vision and capability of the community at large to the point where people of all abilities will have equal access.
http://www.optionsind.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
RCIL, Inc
The Resource Center For Independent Living, Inc. Assists people in eastern Kansas with disabilities, their families and communities to advocate for, access and use the skills and resources necessary to reach the level of independence of their choice
https://rcilinc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence
SEMO Alliance for Disability Independence, Inc. (SADI) is a community-based, non-profit, non-residential center for independent living located in Southeast Missouri.
https://sadi.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Sources, Inc.
Sources for Community Independent Living Services, Inc. provides services to persons with all types of disabilities who want to seek their independence and become active participants in community life.
https://www.arsources.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Southeast Alaska Independent Living
SAIL is a private non-profit organization that provides consumer-directed independent living services to people with disabilities throughout Southeast Alaska.
https://www.sailinc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Summit Independent Living Center, Inc
Services for people with disabilities, individual and community advocacy, located in western Montana.
https://www.summitilc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
SVILC- Silicon Valley Independent Living Center
Silicon Valley Independent Living Center (SVILC) is a community based non-profit resource center, which provides various services for people with disabilities. The programs and services that SVILC provides are designed to meet various independent living needs of people, thus enabling these people with disabilities to live and lead an independent life. The programs and services provided are Assistive technology, Benefits information and referral, Personal assistant services, counseling, housing referral and placement, specialized services, Independent living skills, Vocational training, Therapeutic recreation and Individual systems and advocacy.
https://svilc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
The Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc.
The Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc. (ILCSC) is a non-profit consumer-based, non-residential agency providing a wide range of services to a growing population of people with disabilities. ILCSC is dedicated to empowering persons with disabilities to exercise independence -- professionally, personally and creatively -- while striving to educate the community on their needs.
https://ilcsc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Tri-County Independent Living
Tri-County Independent Living is one of twenty-nine Independent Living Centers throughout the state of California servicing over 1.5 million people with disabilities and promoting the Philosophy of Independent Living. We have proudly served Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity Counties since 1978.
https://tilinet.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Washington Coalition of Citizens with disAbilities
WCCD promotes equality and choice of people with disAbilities through advocacy, collaboration, and programs.
http://www.wccd.org/index.htm
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Welcome to D.I.L.A.
Information and resources related to deafness and hard-of-hearing.
https://dila.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Welcome to IVCIL Website
The Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living (IVCIL) is a community-based, non-residential center for independent living dedicated to enhancing options available to persons with disabilities so they may choose and maintain individualized and satisfying lifestyles. IVCIL combines direct services with advocacy to individuals, ensuring the continuance of positive social change to allow greater integration of persons with disabilities into the mainstream of community life.
https://ivcil.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12
Westchester Independent Living Center
The Westchester Independent Living Center, Inc. (WILC) is a not-for-profit, community-based advocacy and resource center that serves people with all types of disabilities.
https://www.wilc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-12


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