In 1985 Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living opened its doors with the mission to empower people with disabilities to live in the community of their choice.  Since that time we have moved a couple of times, met a lot of friends, served thousands of people, and made a difference in our five-(5) county areas.  We do that with dedicated volunteers, Board of Directors, and team members.  We think our role in the lives of our stakeholders is pretty important and we are proud to serve.

Our organization is transparent and open.  We are managed by the NICIL Board of Directors, who meet monthly to lead NICIL into our future.  Our day to day operations are overseen by our Executive Director.  Every team ember contributes to our success everyday!  We might be a small organization but we are mighty!

To learn more about NICIL we invite your to explore more information in this section.  Or visit us at our office to see what we are really up to!