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Disability Resources - Independent living centers, grouped by country

Links in this category: 46. Newest link in this category: 2020-09-15

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Austria
BIZEPS - Behindertenberatungszentrum - Zentrum für Selbstbestimmtes Leben

https://www.bizeps.or.at/
Austria,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
Selbstbestimmt Leben Innsbruck
Center for Independent Living in Innsbruck. Site in German only.
https://selbstbestimmt-leben.net/
Austria,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03

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 2020-09

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 2020-09
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 2020-09

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 2020-09

Germany
VbA-München - erbund behinderter Arbeitgeber - Selbstbestimmt Leben

http://www.vba-muenchen.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
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 2020-03
ABS: Aktive Behinderte in Stuttgart und Umgebung

http://www.aktive-behinderte.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
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 2020-03
Autonom Leben e.V - Selbstbestimmtes Leben für alle behinderten Menschen

http://www.autonomleben.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
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.
http://www.zsl-mainz.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-09
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 2020-09
Jenaer Zentrum für selbstbestimmtes Leben behinderter Menschen e. V.

https://www.jzsl.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
Mobile-Dortmund
Center for Independent Living in Dortmund. Site only in German.
https://www.mobile-dortmund.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
PHÖNIX e.V. Beratung und Hilfen für behinderte Menschen in Regensburg

https://phoenix-regensburg.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
Selbstbestimmt Leben Bremen

https://www.slbremen-ev.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
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 2020-03
W

http://wuesl.de/
Germany,
German language,
Link checked 2020-03
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 2020-03

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 2020-09

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 2020-03
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 2020-09
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 2020-09
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 2020-09
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.
http://www.kcil.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2020-03
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 2020-03
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 2020-03

Ireland
Galway Centre for Independant Living
It is the Mission statement of Galway Centre for Independent Living to further the aim of giving people with disabilities the right as citizens to take control of their lives by examining choices, making decisions and even taking risks and to further the ideas of the International Independent Living Movement. We will do this by: · Recognising that people with disabilities have the civil right to run their own lives, make their own mistakes and be an active participant in their community. · The implementation of an ongoing and permanent Personal Assistant Scheme. · The acquisition of funds and resources to further our aims. · The self-development and inclusion of all our participants. · To keep the general public informed of disability issues. · The empowerment of disabled people.
http://homepage.eircom.net/~galwaycil/
Ireland,
English language,
Link checked 2020-09
The Centre for Independant Living, Co. Mayo, Ireland
It is the mission of Mayo Disability Alliance and Mayo Centre for Independent Lifting to work towards the full and equal inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society, and to encourage and ensure the provision of appropriate services and support to enable this to happen.
http://homepage.tinet.ie/~andyh/cil/cilm..
Ireland,
English language,
Link checked 2020-09

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 2020-09

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 2020-03

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 2020-09
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 2020-03

United States
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 2020-09
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 2020-09
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 2020-03
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 2020-09
Lawrence Independent Living Resource Center
The Independent Living Resource Center of Lawrence, Kansas
http://independenceinc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-09
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 2020-09
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 2020-09
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
http://www.rcilinc.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2020-09
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 2020-09
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 2020-09
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 2020-09
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 2020-09


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