Cil Oakland

The Center for Independent Living (CIL) is a national leader in helping people with disabilities live independently and become productive, fully participating members of society. The staff and board, most of whom have disabilities, are strongly committed to supporting others in their efforts towards self sufficiency.

Founded in Berkeley, California, the Center for Independent Living grew out of the nacent Independent Living Movement (ILP) and the earlier Physically Disabled Students Program (PDSP) at the University of California, Berkeley.