Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council

A nonprofit, cross-disability, consumer-controlled organization, the mission of the Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council is to use our collective power and legal mandate to develop and secure public policies that ensure civil rights and expand options for all people with disabilities in all aspects of life.

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Independent Living

Independent living, is a philosophy and a worldwide movement of individuals with disabilities working for equal opportunities, self-determination, and self-respect.  It stems from the fundamental principle that people with disabilities are entitled to the same civil rights, options and control over choices in their own lives as people without disabilities.

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Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are consumer‑controlled, community‑based, cross‑disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agencies operated by individuals with disabilities, providing an array of independent living services.

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We are only days away from February, so you know what that means... the February 2023 Activities Calendar for VFI Erie is available NOW!

Check out our calendar to see what the Voices for Independence Erie Office has in store for February 2023! Please note all of the office closings, along with changes and noteworthy items on the left.

If you require this calendar in a larger format, please visit: www.vficil.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/VFI-ERIE-FEBRUARY-2023-CALENDAR-LARGE.png

If you would like a text-based version of the calendar, please contact sjohnson@vficil.org and we will send one over in the format of your choosing (PDF, Word doc, etc).

Hope to see you all soon!
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