Hours of Operation:
Mon. - Fri. 8:00am - 4:30pm
* Closed on all major holidays.

The IICIL is a testing site for Amplified Phones. If you or someone you know has a difficult time hearing children’s or soft voices over the phone, you may be eligible for the Amplified Phone program. You may pick up an application packet from our office. The packet will explain the requirements to be eligible for this program. There are no age requirements for this program. Applicants must be Illinois residents.

We can now amplify your cellular phones !

Ways to contact us:

Phone: 309-793-0090

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Who we serve?

The Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living is a non-residential, non-profit organization founded in 1987 to serve people with disabilities. The majority of people on our staff and Board of Directors have disabilities. The IICIL is dedicated to the belief that regardless of the disability, all persons have the right and responsibility to make choices about their own lives and experience success as a active participants in society.

General Information

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. 

The IICIL serves persons of all ages with all types of disabilities and their families who live in: Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois, and Clinton, Scott and Muscatine counties in Iowa. Additionally, the IICIL works with businesses, service providers, and public officials who request technical assistance regarding disability policies and laws. 

Our office is conveniently located in Rock Island. Our hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are closed in observance of official federal and state holidays.  



The IICIL is open to consumer on site visits at this time. Due to the Covid-19 virus and to maintain the safety and health of consumers and staff, we will follow strict practices for individuals visiting the office.  They are as follows:

  • You must call ahead to schedule an appointment. 
  • Masks must be worn upon entering the office.
  • Your temperature will be taken upon entrance.
  • Visitors will be restricted to interview room only.
  • Bathrooms are not in use for visitors​​.

****We have masks available if you do not have one.

Please prevent the spread of Covid-19 by following health practices and social distancing guideline that will keep us safe and healthy.

We want to know how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting you.

Where the emphasis is on ABILITY.

Our Mission