Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are nonprofit community-based nonresidential organizations that are run by and for people with disabilities, providing programs and services to help individuals have a more independent lifestyle. The core services that the CILs provide include: systems advocacy, individual advocacy, peer counseling, information and referral, and independent living skills training.
Statewide Independent Living Council of Oklahoma (SILC)
Sidna Madden - Executive Director
3535 NW 58th St., Ste 480
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
FAX: (405) 951-3504
- Persons with a disability
AT Services Provided/Covered
- Information & Referral
- Assessment & Evaluations
- Case Management
- Locating Alternate Funding
- Training for Consumer & Family
- Loan Closet
AT Devices Provided/Covered
- No devices are provided or covered
- Contact the SILC to learn of the CIL nearest you and request services.
- Contact information for each CIL is at: http://www.okdrs.org/drupal/guide_11_05a
Pieces of the Puzzle
- Each CIL is an independent nonprofit organization and has its own programs, policies and procedures. Programs and services will vary from organization to organization.
- Centers for Independent Living are located in Bartlesville, Enid, McAlester, Norman, and Tulsa.
- CILs have a fee-for-service contract with the Department of Rehabilitation Services to provide independent living services to people with disabilities that have an employment outcome. Those services may include:
- independent living assessment;
- community integration;
- intensive counseling; or
- home modification.