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.

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. We are open Monday through Friday.

We are closed in observance of official federal and state holidays.  

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

Where the emphasis is on ABILITY.

Our Mission

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ILLINOIS IOWA CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING  
CLOSED TO ALL IN-PERSON VISITS 

The Center has suspended
all in person contacts to protect the health and well being of our consumers, staff, and community.

This will take effect Monday November 23, 2020, and remain in effect through Friday, January 8, 2021.

We encourage consumers to call or email if they need continued services or supports.  IICIL staff will be available on a regular basis to check for email and phone messages and will contact you via phone, email, chat, or text. You can visit us on Facebook @ Illinois Iowa Center for Independent Living.

Contact the office at 309-793-0090 during regular business hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm​,

Monday through Friday.




  





Even apart We stay together!!


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 !

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