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Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin Inc.



Opportunity + Responsibility + Empowerment = Independence


The Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin (CILWW) advocates for the full participation in society of all persons with disabilities.

Upcoming Events

ADA's 25th anniversary in 2015


Movement in Motion is a celebration of CILWW's 35th anniversary as well as the ADA's 25th anniversary. This event will be in Menomonie, WI which has been our home for the last 35 years! Come join us for an afternoon of fun.

There is a walk/race, awards, drinks, food, and more!

Interested Volunteers & Participants Call: Becky Luer (715) 505 - 9334 or Email: cilmovementinmotion@gmail.com Vendors and refreshments on grounds. More Info

Day At the Range & Outdoor Adventure Fair

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Sun. August 30 2015, 10:00 ma-2:00 pm
Menomonie Shooting Range
E6007 510th Ave, Menomonie, WI 54751

This event will provide adaptive and accessible outdoor activities for people with disabilities. Join us for a day of archery, trap shooting, target shooting and fishing. Admission is free to all people with disabilities, their friends, family and caregivers.

Day at the Range has a maximum enrollment of 50 participants. If you are interested in participating please fill out and return registration form to:
Center for Independent Living
Attn: Sindy Casey
2920 Schneider Ave SE
Menomonie, WI 54751

If participant is under 18 they must have a parent/caretaker present with them at all times.

Lunch will be provided. Please note that CILWW cannot guarantee that any food item will be completely allergen free. If you have any questions about the food that will be provided or about the event please contact:
Sindy Casey
800-228-3287
caseys@cilww.com

Registration Info about "Day at the Range"


Fishing Has No Boundaries

Chippewa Valley Chapter 2015 Event

August 22nd - 23rd

Join us for a 2 day jam packed event. Filled with Fun, Food and Fishing! No fishing license or experience needed!!! Provided to you are rods, reels, life vests, adaptive fishing equipment, bait, fish cleaning, boats, pontoons, guides, Saturday evening dinner and Sunday cookout!

Cost: $50 for participants, $25 for guests, family and attendants

Paradise Shores
26364 County Highway M
Holcombe, WI 54745

For reservations (not included): 715-595-4227

 Volunteer's with Boats and Pontoons Needed!!

For more information, donating or to register contact Tammy or David at:

 1-800-228-3287v/tty

1-715-233-1070v/tty

popple@cilww.com or dkoch@cilww.com

Fishing Has No Boundaries - Information & Forms


Advocacy in Action


CILWW Community Action Team (CCAT ) - CCAT is a grassroots advocacy group. CCAT's goal is to bring self, individual and systematic advocacy together to make your community a place everyone can access. CCAT groups are made of community members from all over our service area, including people with disabilities and their families. Meetings are held in Menomonie and New Richmond. This is a great volunteering opportunity! Change will not happen without your help. Please call to learn more.

We encourage you to subscribe to our Legislative Advocacy Network to keep yourself informed about the issues affecting people with disabilities.

What do you think are the most important issues for persons with disabilities in Wisconsin?

The Center is working to gather information on our recreation needs. We need your input.

New Freedom Transportation Program


Volunteer drivers are needed to help give rides to people with disabilities and elderly. You can help people by giving rides for medical appointments, shopping, or social and recreational activities. You will receive mileage reimbursement at the Federal Rate which is currently 57 1/2 cents per mile.

Please call for more information and to get an application: If you would like more information, or would like to become a driver/rider please call 800-228-3287.
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