Centers for Independent Living (CILs)

What is a Center for Independent Living?

CILs are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations. They provide services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Their goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities to achieve and maintain independent living.

Use the following list to find a Center for Independent Living near you. If you do not live in one of the counties served contact the CIL closest to you. Please contact us if you need assistance or have questions.

Alliance of People with disAbilities - Seattle (Alliance)

Counties Served: 

King County

Center for Independence (CFI)

Counties Served: 

Thurston, Pierce, South King, Snohomish, Skagit, San Juan Island and Whatcom

Central Washington Disability Resources (CWDR)

Counties Served: 

Service Areas: Kittitas, Grant, Yakima, Chelan, and Douglas counties

Disability Action Center - NW, Inc. (DACNW)

Counties Served: 

Asotin, Garfield, and Whitman counties and ten north Idaho counties.

Spokane Center for Independent Living (SCIL)

Counties Served: 

Spokane, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, and Stevens