The North Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council (NCSILC) is a federally-mandated, not-for-profit, Governor appointed council. A majority of council members must be people with a disability. By federal law, the SILC is charged with:
- Developing a state plan addressing the provision of statewide independent living services (SPIL) NC SPIL 17 – 19 FINAL
- Developing and supporting a statewide network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
- Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating the implementation of the state plan (SPIL).
The Statewide Independent Living Council is a partner with the Centers for Independent Living across the State.
Centers provide core services that lead directly to increased independence
for North Carolinians with disabilities. At a minimum each Center provides:
Information & Referral
Independent Living Skills Training
Peer Mentoring and Support
Diversions from Institution
Transition to Community Based Living