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The North Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council (NCSILC) is a federally-mandated, not-for-profit, Governor appointed council.  A majority of council members must be people with a disability. By federal law, the SILC is charged with:

  • • Developing a state plan addressing the provision of statewide independent living services (SPIL)   NC SPIL 17 – 19 FINAL
  • • Developing and supporting a statewide network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
  • • Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating the implementation of the state plan (SPIL).

Mission

To promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize opportunities for individuals with disabilities and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society.

Executive Director Position Eastern NC Center for Independent Living, Inc.

Questions for SPIL Development – Download and email completed forms to chair@ncsilc.org

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Upcoming Events

  • • 2019 upcoming meeting Dates: November 15th. Board Enrichment trainings are held the Thursday prior. All meetings are held at Courtyard Marriott – Burlington. All are public meetings.

Committee Meetings

NCSILC Standing Committees dates and times – All meetings are public and can be accessed by dialing 218-862-6114 Code: 232-2321

  • • Governance Committee meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
  • • Advocacy Committee meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. All are public meetings.
  • Action Committee meets 1st Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Finance Committee meets 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

SPIL Goal Committees – All meetings are public and can be accessed by dialing 218-862-6114 Code: 232-2321

  • SPIL Goal 1 Committee – The 8 CIL’s of N.C. provide quality services as needed by people with disabilities
  • SPIL Goal 2 Committee – Youth with Disabilites in NC have increased leadership and empowerment – meets the 2nd Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
  • SPIL Goal 3 Committee – Independent Living Services in NC are improved
  • SPIL Goal 4 Committee – People with disabilities in NC live in the community of their choice meets 1st Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • • SPIL Goal 5 Committee – Using I & E funds the NCSILC office operates efficiently & effectively meets 4th Monday at 2:00 p.m.
  • SPIL Goal 6 Committee – NCVRIL & DSB provide quality services as needed by people with disabilities – meets quarterly 1st Thursday at 3:00 p.m., February, May, August, November

If you would like copies of any committee meeting minutes, please email cindy.arrington@ncsilc.org

NCSILC Calendar

August 2019
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
July 29, 2019 July 30, 2019 July 31, 2019 August 1, 2019 August 2, 2019 August 3, 2019 August 4, 2019
August 5, 2019 August 6, 2019 August 7, 2019 August 8, 2019 August 9, 2019 August 10, 2019 August 11, 2019
August 12, 2019 August 13, 2019 August 14, 2019 August 15, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17, 2019 August 18, 2019
August 19, 2019 August 20, 2019 August 21, 2019 August 22, 2019 August 23, 2019 August 24, 2019 August 25, 2019
August 26, 2019 August 27, 2019 August 28, 2019 August 29, 2019 August 30, 2019 August 31, 2019 September 1, 2019

The Statewide Independent Living Council is a partner with the Centers for Independent Living across the NC.

Centers provide core services that lead directly to increased independence
for North Carolinians with disabilities. At a minimum each Center provides:
  • Information & Referral
  • Individual Advocacy
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Systems Advocacy
  • Peer Mentoring and Support
  • Youth Transitions
  • Diversions from Institution
  • Transition to Community Based Living