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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)
  • • 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.

STATE PLAN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (SPIL)
(Download PDF, Download Word Doc)

Executive Director Position for NC SILC
Job AnnouncementJob Description

Upcoming Events

    • • 2021 Upcoming NCSILC Virtual Meeting Dates: Save the Dates
      April 15,2021 – April 16, 2021  – Click Here for Meeting Agenda – Zoom Links Below
      July 15, 2021 – July 16, 2021 – check back for meeting materials to be posted on or about July 1, 2021Thursday’s (April 15th) Meeting, begins at 1pm Eastern Time and can be accessed at:
      Topic: NC SILC Quarterly MeetingTime: Apr 15, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
      https://zoom.us/j/94038572957?pwd=UDcwSzJKTDBkRm9oUmZURjRuMi94Zz09
      Meeting ID: 940 3857 2957
      Passcode: 665660

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      Meeting ID: 940 3857 2957
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      Friday Meeting:
      Topic: NC SILC Quarterly Business Meeting

      Time: Apr 16, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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      Meeting ID: 991 6098 7834
      Passcode: 378140

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      Meeting ID: 991 6098 7834
      Passcode: 378140
      Board Enrichment trainings are held the Thursday prior.

Committee Meetings

New committees will soon be formalized to address the goals, objectives and activities of the new NC 3 year State Plan for Independent Living. Please check back again soon for further details.
If you would like copies of any committee meeting minutes, please contact us.

NCSILC Calendar

May 2021
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
April 26, 2021 April 27, 2021 April 28, 2021 April 29, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 1, 2021 May 2, 2021
May 3, 2021 May 4, 2021 May 5, 2021 May 6, 2021 May 7, 2021 May 8, 2021 May 9, 2021
May 10, 2021 May 11, 2021 May 12, 2021 May 13, 2021 May 14, 2021 May 15, 2021 May 16, 2021
May 17, 2021 May 18, 2021 May 19, 2021 May 20, 2021 May 21, 2021 May 22, 2021 May 23, 2021
May 24, 2021 May 25, 2021 May 26, 2021 May 27, 2021 May 28, 2021 May 29, 2021 May 30, 2021
May 31, 2021 June 1, 2021 June 2, 2021 June 3, 2021 June 4, 2021 June 5, 2021 June 6, 2021

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
  • Disabilty Advocacy Center