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:
- Strengthening Independence: A Town Hall Meeting for Albany, GA
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Strengthening Independence: A Town Hall Meeting for Albany, GA
The Statewide Independent Living Council and SOWEGA Council on Aging
Monday August 24, 2015
10 AM to 12:30 PM
Join us for Refreshments and Conversation!
In the day to day world of people with disabilities, lives ... Read more >
- ADA Live! Episode 23: Back to School—What Parents Need to Know Before the School Year Begins
Wednesday – August 5, 2015
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM (Eastern)
WADA “ADA Live!” is a free monthly show broadcast nationally on the Internet by the Southeast ADA Center. “ADA Live!” focuses on rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and airs from 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. (Eastern) on ... 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 >