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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

  • SOPOS Newsletter – January 2016

    SOPOS* QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – JANUARY, 2016

    SOPOS Coalition logo finalPromoting Visitability in townhouses, mixed use and transit oriented developments – At the last SOPOS Coalition meeting, Eleanor Smith, the founder of Concrete Change, shared with us how a small amount of advocacy at the beginning of a housing development can result in greatly ... Read more >

  • Save the Date

    Celebrate Independence.  Wednesday, March 9th 2016 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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  • 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 >