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Centers for Independent Living (CILS)

What are Centers for Independent Living (CILS)?
CILs are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. CILs are unique as they provide peer based services, where the staff and board of directors are made of at least 51% people with disabilities. CILs believe that people with disabilities know what is best for people with disabilities. The goal is to assist individuals with disabilities achieve their maximum potential.

What services do CILs offer?
CILs work to assure physical and programmatic access to housing, attendant services, employment, transportation, communities, recreational facilities, health and other social services. CILs offer services including: information and referral, peer counseling, advocacy, independent living and self-help skills, information about other disability programs and how to access services.


Center for Accessible Living
501 S 2nd Street, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40202-1864
Phone: (502) 589-6620
Toll Free:(888) 813-8497
TTY: (502)589-6690
Fax: (502) 589-3980
Email: webinfo@calky.org
www.calky.org

Center for Accessible Living
1051 N. 16th Street, Suite C
Murray, KY 42071
Phone:(270) 753-7676
Toll Free:(888) 261-6194
TTY:(270)767-0549
Fax:(270)753-7729
Email: calmur@calky.org
www.calky.org

Independence Place
501 West Sixth St, Ste 250
Lexington, KY 40508
Phone:(859) 266-2807
TTY:(877) 266-2807
Fax:(859) 335-0627
Email: angela@ipky.org
www.independenceplaceky.org

Southeast Kentucky Center for Independent Living
212 East Clover Street, Suite 1
Harlan, KY 40831
Phone:(606) 573-0510
Fax:(606) 573-0511
Email: sekycil@hotmail.com
www.sekycil.com

Center for Accessible Living-Northern KY
P.O. Box 12304
Covington, KY 41012
(859) 940-3843
Email: rthompson@calky.org
www.calky.org

Kentucky State Independent Living Council
1525 Bull Lea Rd, Suite 160
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 977-4040, x 232
Email: Germaine.oconnell@uky.edu
www.silc.ovr.ky.gov