• Main Number (816) 561-0304
    Main Number (816) 561-0304
  • In-Home Care, KCMO (816) 777-0078
    In-Home Care, KCMO (816) 777-0078
  • Home Health Care, St. Joseph (816) 364-0900
    Home Health Care, St. Joseph (816) 364-0900

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Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living are community-based, cross-disability, non-profit organizations that are designed and operated by people with disabilities. CILs are unique in that they operate according to a strict philosophy of consumer control, wherein people with all types of disabilities directly govern and staff the organization. Centers for Independent Living Provide:

  1. Peer Support
  2. Information and Referral
  3. Individual and Systems Advocacy
  4. Independent Living Skills Training
  5. Transition

America is home to:

  • 403 Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
  • 330 branch offices
  • 56 Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs)

 

The Whole Person services the following counties:

Missouri: Cass, Clay, Platte and Jackson

Kansas:  Wyandotte and Johnson

 

A list of CILs or SILCs in Missouri and Kansas can be found HERE.