The Independent Living Council of Wisconsin
The Council is a body of Wisconsinites appointed by the Governor to plan Independent Living Services for people with disabilities in Wisconsin. Most Council members have disabilities themselves.
The work of the Council is supported by Independent Living Council of Wisconsin, Inc., a Wisconsin nonprofit corporation. The corporation is recognized as tax-exempt under Sec. 501( c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Full inclusion of people with disabilities in society
The ILCW promotes self determination and full inclusion of people with disabilities in Wisconsin.
- We educate and advocate for policies, resources, practices and attitudes that support independent living.
- We provide and support independent living philosophy and services to maximize the leadership, empowerment, and productivity of individuals with disabilities in order that each will live and participate in their community of choice.
Our Main Duties
ILCW supports the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC). The Council’s functions include the following.
- Review, monitor and evaluate the implementation of the State Plan for Independent Living
- Coordinate activities with other organizations and agencies that provide services similar to or complimentary to Independent Living services.
More about the Council
Our offices are at:
3810 Milwaukee St.
Madison, WI 53714
ILCW is a member of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) and Association of Programs in Rural Independent Living (APRIL) .
You can find other News from the Council and other organizations on the News Page
Rev. Apr. 2016