The mission of IICIL is to create and maintain independence options for people with disabilities by advocating for civil rights, providing services, and promoting full participation of disabled individuals in all aspects of the community.

Assistive Technology Expo at Blackhawk College

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:34 am   (No comments)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY  AND EXPO

Tues., April 26th, 2016  (10:00  am—2:00 pm)

Black Hawk College—Moline, IL

Help Celebrate Black Hawk College’s Disability Awareness Week!!

 

Youth Transition Fair

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:33 am   (No comments)

Youth Transition Fair

“Get connected to the transition resources

 in the community”

Thursday, April 21, 2016 4 pm—6 p.m.

Black Hawk College

6600 34th Avenue, Moline,  IL

Sponsored by:

Black Hawk College, Quad City (Tri-County) Transition Planning Council and Illinois Dept. Human Services (Mini-Grant)

 

For Students grades 7—12, Parents and Teachers

 

Illinois Budget Impasse

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:32 am   (No comments)

Centers for Independent Living across Illinois are in danger of losing funding…Are you in regular contact with your state legislators? Do your state legislators know how important the services you receive from Centers for Independent Living are to you?

Contact Them Today!! Tell them to end this budget impasse NOW, because your life depends on it!!

Please call your State Representatives & Legislators this effects us all !!!

Let our legislature’s & leaders know that we CANNOT keep taking cutbacks to key community  services like independent living, mental health supports, home services, and public transit. CALL YOUR LOCAL LEGISLATORS.

Governor Bruce Rauner

 Springfield  Phone: 217-782-024

Chicago    Phone: 312-814-2121

 

Local Senators

Neil Anderson 36th District (serves Rock Island & Whiteside Phone: (309) 736-7084

Chuck Weaver 37th District (serves Mercer, Henry, Know, Bureau, Stark, Peoria & Marshall)

Phone: (309) 693-4921

Mike Smiddy 71st District (serves Rock Island & Whiteside Phone :(309) 848-9098 Fax: (309) 848-9101

Email:  RepSmiddy@gmail.com

Patrick Verschoore 72nd District (serves Rock Island) Phone: (309) 558-3612

email:  repverschoore@72district.org

Donald Moffitt 74th District (serves Mercer, Henry, Know & Bureau) Phone: (309) 343-8000  Email:  moffitt@grics.net

 

Iowa Statewide Independent Living Survey

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:30 am   (No comments)

Dear Iowa Disability Community!!!

The Iowa Statewide Independent Living

Council (SILC) and the six Iowa Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are seeking input from Iowans with disabilities for the development of the new State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL).

The SPIL lays out the activities we will conduct to strengthen the six Iowa Centers for Independent Living, and what we will do to strengthen services and resources for people with disabilities so they can remain living independently and not be forced to live in an institution such as a nursing home.  The survey has 15 questions and will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. Here is the link to the survey online.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XVXWPND

 

2016 Career Fair for People with Disabilities

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:28 am   (No comments)

2016 Quad-Cities

Career Fair for people with Disabilities

Tuesday, March 8, 2016—10 am to 12 pm

i-Wireless Center, Moline, IL

9:00 Job Search Workshop

Sponsored by:

Quad-Cities Disability Group

QC Disability Employment Network

Quad-Cities Corporate Partners

i-Wireless Center

Moline Dispatch/Rock Island Argus

 

QC Family Caregiver Conference

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:27 am   (No comments)

Milestones  AAA Sponsors

QC FAMILY Caregiver Conference

Saturday, March 19, 2016 – 8 am—Noon

Waterfront Convention Center

2021 State Street—Bettendorf, IA

 

Free Amplified Phones

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:11 am   (No comments)

Having Trouble Hearing on the Phone?

Free Amplified Phone Program  –  No Income or Age restrictions!

For Illinois residents Only!!

COME TEST THE PHONES!

501 11th Street., Rock Island, IL

For more information call (309) 793-0090

 This program is funded through the  Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation (ITAC)

 

 

Annual Senior Resource & Disability Fair

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:10 am   (No comments)

IICIL  Sponsors 6th Senior and Community Resource Expo

 

Friday, May 13,, 2016 (10 am –  3 pm)

i-Wireless Center

Information booths, latest technology, interactive games, senior self defense, early Alzheimer detection and more!!

 

For more information call (309) 793-0090

 

Booth Spaces Available at $50 Non Profit and $100 For Profit

 

Transition from High School to Work/College Workshop

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:08 am   (No comments)

Mississippi AEA and IICIL

Hosting Annual Working Together  For Successful Transitions

A Workshop for Families and

Students with Disabilities

Saturday, March 5, 2016

8 am –1:15 pm

Mississippi Bend AEA Center

729—21 St., Bettendorf, IA

 

28th Annual Meeting

Posted on Friday, February, 5th, 2016 at 10:06 am   (No comments)

You are invited to our 28th  Annual Meeting

 

When:          Monday, March 28, 2016 

                      6:00 p.m.

Where:         IICIL Office

                      501 11th Street

                      Rock Island, IL

 

Please join us for the IICIL’s 28th Annual Meeting.  Light refreshments and an Award Ceremony will take place.

 

Please R.S.V.P. to Shirley 309-793-0090 by Monday, March 21, 2016.

 

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