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Jackson Center for Independent Living / JCIL

Who We Are

The Jackson Center for Independent Living is a community based, nonresidential, consumer controlled program of services designed to enable persons with disabilities to achieve maximum independence and participate in all aspects of community life.

What We Do

Information and Referral:  Informing consumers about the options available to them in our community

Peer Support:  Counseling and support that encourages a person with a disability by: listening, sharing similar experiences and information and monitoring needs

Youth Transition: Assisting young adults with the transition from school to work

Independent Living  Skills Training:  Help individuals learn skills needed to perform routine tasks.

Advocacy:  Address issues on accessibility, services and educate the community on disability related issues

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services: Provide American Sign Language interpreting 

Home Modifications: Modifications that enable consumers to live more independently in their own homes such as ramps and bathroom modifications

Equipment Loaner Program: A collection of wheelchairs and medical equipment which is loaned free of charge as needed

Transition: JCIL assists people in relocating from nursing homes and other institutions back into their community.