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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  – check back for meeting materials to be posted on or about April 1, 2021
      July 15, 2021 – July 16, 2021 – check back for meeting materials to be posted on or about July 1, 2021Thursday’s (January 28th) Meeting, begins at 1pm Eastern Time and can be accessed at:
      Topic: Quarterly SILC MeetingTime: Jan 28, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
      https://zoom.us/j/92362138011?pwd=NTVmdmdUVk5FaGVRNzRnUmp3c2pOUT09
      Meeting ID: 923 6213 8011
      Passcode: 486501One tap mobile
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      Meeting ID: 923 6213 8011
      Passcode: 486501

      Fridays’ (January 29th) Meeting, begins at 9am Eastern Time and can be accessed at:
      https://zoom.us/j/96801840533?pwd=Y0JXRHBuVzhwRFFWZytzemwrbHVOQT09
      Meeting ID: 968 0184 0533
      Passcode: 024340

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      Meeting ID: 968 0184 0533
      Passcode: 024340
      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

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