Welcome To CILWW

Holiday Hours: The Center for Independent Living will be closed from December 23rd at 2:30pm and reopen January 2 at 8 am

The Center for Independent Living will close December 23, 2019 at 2:30pm and reopen January 2, 2020 at 8:00am

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.



Our Mission

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.

Contact CILWW

If you have questions about our services and programs, or need more information for yourself or a family member, please contact us today!

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:

Assembly Bill 168 signed into Law

  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,...

Independent Living Update and Investment Act

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...

Caregivers Conference Clark County, October 17, 2019

Caregivers Conference Clark County, October 17, 2019

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...

Open House October 2, 2019

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...

CILWW Independent Living Partners

To ensure the quality of the services CILWW provides we rely on our trusted partners.