The Center for Independent Living is part of a network of Wisconsin Independent Living Centers that are non-residential, private, non-profit, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Their goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities.
OPPORTUNITY + RESPONSIBILITY + EMPOWERMENT = INDEPENDENCE
Our Mission is to advocate for and with persons with a disability to exercise their right to full participation in society.
Links to disability resources and contact information for western & greater Wisconsin areas.
Who Are We?
CILWW is a community-based, non-residential,
private non-profit agency that is staffed and
governed by people with disabilities.
Become a Volunteer
CILWW is currently seeking volunteers for our Fishing Has No Boundaries program, volunteer drivers for our Transportation program, as well as other opportunities.
The latest news from CILWW:
On November 22, Governor Tony Evers signed Assembly Bill 168 into law. The signing event was held at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus and was attended by Angela Brenna and Amanda Miller from the Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin,...
On Wednesday, November 6th, Assistant Director Kyle Kleist was at the capital in Madison along with representatives from the other eight Independent Living Centers (ILC’s) in Wisconsin, meeting with legislators from our ten county service area asking them to support...
The Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin, Inc. has a conference/training/meeting room available for rent.Accessible parking and facilities.Contact Linda Hollabaugh or Diane Helland at 715-233-1070 or 800-228-3287 to schedule a viewing or to...
Kari Ann Nelson, Independent Living Specialist attended Clark County’s Annual Caregiver Conference, “From Caring Comes Courage” at the Clark County Healthcare Center in Owen, WI. The photo shows her standing next to the CIL exhibit booth that displayed information on...
On October 2nd, CILWW had an Open House from 2 pm – 6 pm and invited the public, area businesses and service providers to highlight the new building and renovations to the original building. The event had great attendance despite a rainy...
At the Highground Diversity Days CILWW has an interactive educational exhibit. Using differently taped gloves, modified sunglasses, and noise reduction headphones to simulate disabilities. Allowing the children try out a disability while pointing out the...
Watch WEAU’s video of this years 20th anniversary of Chippewa Valley’s Chapter of Fishing Has No Boundaries Continue Reading Fishing has no boundaries 2019
CILWW Independent Living Partners
To ensure the quality of the services CILWW provides we rely on our trusted partners.