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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 Job Announcement for Disability Advocacy & Resource Center Word, PDF. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume via email to terencethompson74@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

Topic: JULY NC SILC QUARTERLY MEETING, Agenda (Word, PDF)

Time: Jul 14, 2022, 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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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

Events in April 2022

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March 28, 2022 March 29, 2022 March 30, 2022 March 31, 2022 April 1, 2022 April 2, 2022 April 3, 2022
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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