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Mission Statement

The Center for Independent Living, Inc. (CIL) provides services, support and advocacy to enhance the rights and abilities of people with disabilities to actively participate in their communities and to live self-determined lives.

Description

Founded in 1972, The Center for Independent Living (CIL) is the world’s first independent living center - a national leader in helping people with disabilities live independently and make choices about their own lives.

CIL provides services to people with all disabilities in Alameda and West Contra Costa counties.

In 2012, CIL staff provided direct services to 1,000 people with disabilities, gave tens of thousands more information and referral resources, and conducted over 50 trainings and workshops.

CIL Services include:

Employment Services

Travel Training

Independent Living Skills Training

Health and Wellnes Workshops for Seniors

Personal Assistance Resources and Referrals

Home Modifications (Ramps, Lifts, Bars)

Assistive Technology/Equipment Re-use and Repair

Youth Mentorship

Website

http://www.cilberkeley.org

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