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

2015 Consumer Survey, click here to take survey.

NICIL is committed to promoting and delivering the Independent Living Philosophy throughout Northwestern Illinois.

Our pledge is to cordially assist all persons with disabilities in an efficient compassionate and compliant manner while seeking out agency growth opportunities.

We have a new mission statement!  Watch us grow in 2015, our 30th year!


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