Welcome To CILWW
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
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:
Written By: Kyle Kleist - CILWW Executive Director On October 1st of 1980, the Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin (CILWW) became the first rural Independent Living Center (ILC) in the United States. Dr. Shirley Stewart, the chair of the Vocational...
9/22/2020 Today (September 22) is National Voter Registration Day. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition has created new voting fact sheets and other resources. Voting News from the Disability Vote Coalition The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a non-partisan...
As the weather turns cold, more people will be staying inside. As this happens, having something to keep you warm is essential. Fidget blankets are something that can be made and can provide hours of stimulation. They can calm and reduce anxiety in the enjoyer. It can...
September 10, 2020 Voting News from the Disability Vote CoalitionThe Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a non-partisan effort to help ensure full participation in the electoral process of voters with disabilities. Voting News from the Disability Vote Coalition...
The Carson ezRead Electronic Reading Aid has the capability of plugging into your television to create an electronic magnifier of sorts. Magnify books, magazines, prescription bottles with ease. It uses a video cable and the larger your television screen is,...
Level Up Gaming Group A place where gamers of all abilities can connect, learn, and have fun! For information and application to join, please email Jenesis Lindbo (Independent Living Specialist) at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 715-233-1070 extension 222. Meeting...
CILWW Independent Living Partners
To ensure the quality of the services CILWW provides we rely on our trusted partners.