Centers for Independent Living


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Independent Living Philosophy

Independent Living is a philosophy whose principles empower people with disabilities to manage and control their own lives.

This is made possible through community-based services that assist persons with disabilities so they may better perform daily activities.

Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) are non-profit organizations that offer services in primary areas that are vital to the advancement of Independent Living.

The five core services are:

Additional services include:

Currently, there is only one CIL in Rhode Island: Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL) which serves all of Rhode Island. Please contact OSCIL for further information.

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL)

1944 Warwick Avenue

Warwick, RI 02889

401.738.1013 (V)

401.244.7792 (VP)

866.857.1161 (toll-free)

Centers for Independent Living Part 2
Reports from 2012

Ocean State Center for Independent Living (OSCIL)