Statewide Independent Living Council | Our Work and Resources
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OUR WORK

The SILC TN is a technical assistance and systemic advocacy organization working to promote Independent Living philosophy and services in Tennessee.

•      Convening quarterly Council meetings that are open to the public,

•      Educating the community and public leaders about the IL philosophy and the impact of legislation individuals with disabilities,

•      Collaborating with our local, state and national disability communities on behalf of Tennesseans with disabilities,

•      Offering training and support to the state’s Independent Living Network of six Centers for Independent Living (CIL),

•      Facilitating the Tennessee Independent Living Network’s drafting of the State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL),

•      Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating the implementation of the SPIL, and

•      Facilitate funding opportunities for expanding the practice of IL in Tennessee.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS