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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)
  • • 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.

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

Upcoming Events

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)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86981301198?pwd=MXVuenVRbEhLN3NBSngyVzhiZ3JiQT09
Meeting ID: 869 8130 1198
Passcode: 185649

Or by phone
+1 301 715 8592

Friday Meeting:
Topic: NC SILC Quarterly Business Meeting

Time: Friday, November 19, 2021 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82794261225?pwd=SGFneHpMTlBIeFJmQ3I0QzVzOEVNQT09
Meeting ID: 827 9426 1225
Passcode: 577784

Or by phone
+1 301 715 8592

Board Enrichment trainings are held the Thursday prior.

Committee Meetings

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.

NCSILC Calendar

January 2022
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
December 27, 2021 December 28, 2021 December 29, 2021 December 30, 2021 December 31, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 2, 2022
January 3, 2022 January 4, 2022 January 5, 2022 January 6, 2022 January 7, 2022 January 8, 2022 January 9, 2022
January 10, 2022 January 11, 2022 January 12, 2022 January 13, 2022 January 14, 2022 January 15, 2022 January 16, 2022
January 17, 2022 January 18, 2022 January 19, 2022 January 20, 2022 January 21, 2022 January 22, 2022 January 23, 2022
January 24, 2022 January 25, 2022 January 26, 2022 January 27, 2022 January 28, 2022 January 29, 2022 January 30, 2022
January 31, 2022 February 1, 2022 February 2, 2022 February 3, 2022 February 4, 2022 February 5, 2022 February 6, 2022

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