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SCIL's mission is to increase opportunities for equality, integration, 

and independence for all persons with disabilities through advocacy, 

services, and public education.   


    330 S. Grand Avenue West | Springfield, IL 62704 | 217.523.2587 v/tty

    SCIL Promotes Independent Living

    The Independent living Philosophy is the belief that all persons, regardless of disability, have the right and responsibility to control and direct their own lives and to fully participate as equal members of society.
    Springfield Center for Independent Living is a not-for-profit, non-residential service and advocacy organization. SCIL services are free and available to all persons with disabilities.

    Our Mission

    To increase opportunities for equality,integration, and independence for all persons with disabilities through advocacy, services, public education.

    News & Events

    Phoenix Center - Click here for flyer

    Illinois SMP Fraud Alert - 

    Institute for parents of preschool chidren who are deaf or hard of hearing - call: 800-322-3722 or email:

    LIHEAP Information - Click here for flyer

    SCIL is looking for new Board Members - Information click here   and application

    Senior Safe Program: Click here for form

    Sexual Assault 24-hour hotline: 217 753-8081

    Social Security Knowledge - Page1; page 2; page 3; page 4; page 5; page 6; page 7

    SMTD Route and Schedule Adjustments- click here for flyer

    Veterans Assistance Commission of Sangamon County

    SCIL Membership: Click here for form


    SCIL Serves

    Christian County, Logan County, Menard County, Montgomery County, and Sangamon County

    SCIL needs


    Contact Volunteer Coordinator at SCIL 





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