Independent Living Centers

Louisiana Independent Living Centers
The federally funded Independent Living Centers assist individuals with disabilities live as independently as possible.  Individuals with disabilities are in the best position to guide, direct, and control their lives.  Their mission is to provide the supports and services for people with disabilities to live in their own homes and communities.

National Council on Independent Living
The National Council on Independent Living is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), individuals with disabilities, and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.