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)
- • Developing and supporting a statewide network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
- • Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating the implementation of the state plan (SPIL).
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.
STATE PLAN FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (SPIL)
(Download PDF, Download Word Doc)
Now Hiring for Following Positions
Executive Director(Download PDF, Download Word Doc)
Secretary(Download PDF, Download Word Doc)
Member at Large(Download PDF, Download Word Doc)
Request for Proposals – Deadline is October 15, 2021
2021 Upcoming NCSILC Virtual Meeting Dates: Save the Dates
Thursday, November 18, 2021 – check back for meeting materials to be posted on or about November 1, 2021
Quarterly Meeting Agenda (PDF, Word)
Thursday’s (November 18th) Meeting, begins at 1pm Eastern Time and can be accessed at:
Topic: Topic: SILC quarterly Enrichment Meeting
Time: Jul 22, 2021 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 869 8130 1198
Or by phone
+1 301 715 8592
Topic: NC SILC Quarterly Business Meeting
Time: Friday, November 19, 2021 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 827 9426 1225
Or by phone
+1 301 715 8592
Board Enrichment trainings are held the Thursday prior.
New committees will soon be formalized to address the goals, objectives and activities of the new NC 3 year State Plan for Independent Living. Please check back again soon for further details.
If you would like copies of any committee meeting minutes, please contact us.
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
- Disabilty Advocacy Center