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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)

Request for Proposals – Deadline is October 15, 2021

Upcoming Events

    • • 2021 Upcoming NCSILC Virtual Meeting Dates: Save the Dates
      July 22, 2021 – July 23, 2021 – check back for meeting materials to be posted on or about July 1, 2021
      Thursday’s (April 15th) Meeting, begins at 1pm Eastern Time and can be accessed at:
      Topic: Topic: SILC quarterly Enrichment Meeting
      Time: Jul 22, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
      https://zoom.us/j/99611397648?pwd=WktCQkk0cG82WDZONXQzMzRGa09Ddz09
      Meeting ID: 996 1139 7648
      Passcode: 794185

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      Friday Meeting:
      Topic: NC SILC Quarterly Business Meeting

      Time: Jul 23, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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      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

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