Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are nonprofit community-based nonresidential organizations that are run by and for people with disabilities, providing programs and services to help individuals have a more independent lifestyle. The core services that the CILs provide include: systems advocacy, individual advocacy, peer counseling, information and referral, and independent living skills training.
Statewide Independent Living Council of Oklahoma (SILC)
Sidna Madden - Executive Director
6108 NW 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
- Persons with a disability
AT Services Provided/Covered
- Information & Referral
- Assessment & Evaluations
- Case Management
- Locating Alternate Funding
- Training for Consumer & Family
- Loan Closet
AT Devices Provided/Covered
- No AT devices are provided or covered.
- Contact the SILC to learn of the CIL nearest you to request services.
- Contact information for each CIL is at: http://www.okdrs.org/guide_11
Pieces of the Puzzle
- Each CIL is an independent nonprofit organization and has its own programs, policies and procedures. Programs and services will vary from organization to organization.
- Centers for Independent Living are located in Bartlesville, Enid, McAlester, Norman, and Tulsa.
- CILs have a fee-for-service contract with the Department of Rehabilitation Services to provide independent living services to people with disabilities, who have an employment outcome. Those services may include:
- independent living assessment;
- community integration;
- intensive counseling; or
- home modification.