Centers for Independent Living (CILs)


The Centers for Independent Living (CIL) are seven regional non-profit organizations that work with MAP to provide services that promote independent living for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of age. CILs are designated and operated by individuals with disabilities. Common services available through your local CIL include:

  • Peer support and mentoring for individuals with disabilities
  • Independent living skills training
  • Assistance for teens and young adults with disabilities to transition to independence
  • Advocacy
  • Assistive technology

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