The Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council

Building a stronger voice for Iowans with disabilities.

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The Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council is a governor-appointed nonprofit council committed working to strengthenĀ  the voice of Iowans with disabilities on issues affecting their lives, to build a statewide network of centers for independent living, and to collaborate with our partners in advancing the independence, productivity, and full inclusion of Iowans with disabilities.

Upcoming Meetings

Annual Training 2024

October 17 @ 9:00 am - October 19 @ 4:00 pm

Annual Meeting

January 16, 2025

Get Involved


Get Support

Connect with local Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and our other Independent Living partners to get direct services.


Attend a Meeting

Full-Council meetings are held four times a year, with three virtual meetings and one hybrid meeting.


Join the Council

If you are passionate about independent living, respect the experiences of others, and believe in people with disabilities making decisions about their own lives, consider applying for the Council!


Join Our Email List

The more you know, the more you can help promote independent living in Iowa! You can start by signing up for advocacy education e-mails from the Iowa SILC.

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