Independent Living. Get Involved!
Join others in working to expand resources and opportunities for people with disabilities. Attend a Statewide Independent Living Council meeting, serve on a committee, volunteer at a Center for Independent Living or learn about how to be an active citizen and advocate. Learn more >
The SILC works for change throughout Georgia.
The Statewide Independent Living Council is a systems advocacy and planning organization. We work for systemic change in the areas that are the biggest barriers to people with disabilities participating fully in their communities. In our current 3-year plan, the areas we are focused on are:
- Project Independence: Georgia Vision Program for Seniors
From The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Division:
Are you or is someone you know at least 55 years of age and experiencing vision loss or a combined vision and hearing loss?
Project Independence could help.
This vision program for seniors (also referred to as the Older Blind Program) is administered by the Georgia Division ... Read more >
- Celebrate Independence Photos
We had a wonderful time as we celebrated Independent Living and honored 20 Years of Progress on March 9th, 2016. Enjoy the pictures!Read more >
- Aging with Developmental Disabilities
DBHDD has partnered with the Department of Human Services, Division of Aging to ensure that citizens receiving services (or applying for services) who are aging have the necessary information to identify needed resources for themselves and/or their family members. http://dbhdd.georgia.gov/Read more >