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Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia

Independent Living. Get Involved!

Get involved with SILCGAJoin 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:

Recent News

  • Great News from NCART

    ncartOctober 23, 2015

    CRT Stakeholders and Friends,

    Great news! A bipartisan Senate companion bill to HR-3229 to stop competitive bid pricing for Complex Rehab wheelchair accessories was introduced yesterday afternoon. The bill number is S-2196 and the language is the same as HR-3229.

    The bill was introduced by Senator Casey (D-PA) and he was joined ... Read more >

  • ILRU Partner in New Collaborative on Independent Living and Healthcare Reform

    ilruWashington State University, ILRU, the University of Kansas and George Mason University will operate the New Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living. CHRIL brings together researchers and disability organizations to meet the need for accurate, accessible and timely information on new health care options now available for people with disabilities ... Read more >

  • SILC/GILN Fall Quarterly Meeting

    Friday, October 30, 2015
    Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
    165 Courtland Street NE
    Atlanta GA
    Tentative Agenda…

    Read more >