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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)

2022 NC Youth Leadership Forum information is HERE

Upcoming Events

May 26 – Quarterly SILC Business Meeting – Public Meeting: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
May 27 – Quarterly SILC Enrichment meeting – 9:00 am – Noon

Thursday May 26, 2022 and Friday May 27, 2022
Thursday’s (May 26th) Meeting, begins at 9am Eastern Time and can be accessed at:
Topic: Topic: NC SILC QUARTERLY BUSINESS MEETING
Time: May 26, 2022 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85822628041?pwd=bFE5VU52SDFSSDlQb2pwMjFsSnJTQT09
Meeting ID: 858 2262 8041
Passcode: 4Dhznx

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Meeting ID: 858 2262 8041
Passcode: 135421

Friday Meeting:
Topic: NC SILC QUARTERLY ENRICHMENT TRAINING

Time: May 27, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89343366561?pwd=eXRkOVZ0dkVqWStWN2FFM2RsZVpUZz09
Meeting ID: 893 4336 6561
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AGENDA FOR BOTH MEETINGS WILL BE POSTED MONDAY, MAY 16

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 June 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
May 30, 2022 May 31, 2022 June 1, 2022 June 2, 2022 June 3, 2022 June 4, 2022 June 5, 2022
June 6, 2022 June 7, 2022 June 8, 2022 June 9, 2022 June 10, 2022 June 11, 2022 June 12, 2022
June 13, 2022 June 14, 2022 June 15, 2022 June 16, 2022 June 17, 2022 June 18, 2022 June 19, 2022
June 20, 2022 June 21, 2022 June 22, 2022 June 23, 2022 June 24, 2022 June 25, 2022 June 26, 2022
June 27, 2022 June 28, 2022 June 29, 2022 June 30, 2022 July 1, 2022 July 2, 2022 July 3, 2022

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