Empowering Individuals
Empowers Communities


Mark C
2014 Volunteer of the Year
Volunteer Mike, telling his story at NICIL
Volunteer John
John hard at work as an entertainer
NICIL Board of Directors
Mary Carlson, Jill Reyna, Tammy Burkholder, Mary Mahan-Deatherage
Competing everyday
Independent Living as I see it
Table Art, NICIL Annual Luncheon
NICIL is the best, a message left at a table at the 2014 Annual Luncheon

Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living, NICIL, will promote and practice Independent Living Philosophy throughout all of its activities and programming. The Center will provide direct and indirect services to and on behalf of people with disabilities.  NICIL will promote public awareness of issues facing persons with disabilities.  The Center will advocate for social and systemic changes that will improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities.
General Information
Our Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Our Location:
412 Locust
Sterling, IL 61081

Phone: 815-625-7860
TTY 815-625-7863
Toll Free: 888-886-4245
TTY 888-776-4245