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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)   SPIL Extension Revision for 2017-2020
  • • Developing and supporting a statewide network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
  • • Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating the implementation of the state plan (SPIL).

Mission

To promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize opportunities for individuals with disabilities and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society.

Executive Director Position Eastern NC Center for Independent Living, Inc.

Questions for SPIL Development – Download and email completed forms to chair@ncsilc.org

Upcoming Events

  • • 2019 and 2020 Upcoming Meeting Dates: November 21st and 22nd, 2019, February 20th and 21st, May 21st and 22nd, and August 20th and 21st 2020. Board Enrichment trainings are held the Thursday prior. All meetings are held at The Country Inn Suites in Burlington. All are public meetings.

Committee Meetings

NCSILC Standing Committees dates and times – All meetings are public and can be accessed by dialing 218-862-6114 Code: 232-2321

  • • Governance Committee meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
  • • Advocacy Committee meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. All are public meetings.
  • Action Committee meets 1st Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Finance Committee meets 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.

SPIL Goal Committees – All meetings are public and can be accessed by dialing 218-862-6114 Code: 232-2321

  • SPIL Goal 1 Committee – The 8 CIL’s of N.C. provide quality services as needed by people with disabilities
  • SPIL Goal 2 Committee – Youth with Disabilites in NC have increased leadership and empowerment – meets the 2nd Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
  • SPIL Goal 3 Committee – Independent Living Services in NC are improved
  • SPIL Goal 4 Committee – People with disabilities in NC live in the community of their choice meets 1st Tuesday at 2:00 p.m.
  • • SPIL Goal 5 Committee – Using I & E funds the NCSILC office operates efficiently & effectively meets 4th Monday at 2:00 p.m.
  • SPIL Goal 6 Committee – NCVRIL & DSB provide quality services as needed by people with disabilities – meets quarterly 1st Thursday at 3:00 p.m., February, May, August, November

If you would like copies of any committee meeting minutes, please email cindy.arrington@ncsilc.org

NCSILC Calendar

March 2020
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
February 24, 2020 February 25, 2020 February 26, 2020 February 27, 2020 February 28, 2020 February 29, 2020 March 1, 2020
March 2, 2020 March 3, 2020 March 4, 2020 March 5, 2020 March 6, 2020 March 7, 2020 March 8, 2020
March 9, 2020 March 10, 2020 March 11, 2020 March 12, 2020 March 13, 2020 March 14, 2020 March 15, 2020
March 16, 2020 March 17, 2020 March 18, 2020 March 19, 2020 March 20, 2020 March 21, 2020 March 22, 2020
March 23, 2020 March 24, 2020 March 25, 2020 March 26, 2020 March 27, 2020 March 28, 2020 March 29, 2020
March 30, 2020 March 31, 2020 April 1, 2020 April 2, 2020 April 3, 2020 April 4, 2020 April 5, 2020

The Statewide Independent Living Council is a partner with the Centers for Independent Living across the NC.

Centers provide core services that lead directly to increased independence
for North Carolinians with disabilities. At a minimum each Center provides:
  • Information & Referral
  • Individual Advocacy
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Systems Advocacy
  • Peer Mentoring and Support
  • Youth Transitions
  • Diversions from Institution
  • Transition to Community Based Living