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.



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:

SSI and stimulus Checks

You may be wondering if you or a family member’s benefits can be effected by the stimulus check issued by the government for COVID-19? According to the SSA website, “Please note that we will not consider economic impact payments as income for SSI recipients, and the...

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Happy May Day

Happy May Day

May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May. It is an ancient festival of Spring and a current traditional spring holiday in many European cultures. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the festivities. source:...

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COVID-19 and Mental Health

At the Center for Independent Living Western Wisconsin we know that things are tough with the current situation going on with COVID-19. This virus has likely brought new changes to your lives that include: altering daily routines, financial pressures, social...

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CILWW Office Update

With the Governor’s order to stay at home and all non-essential businesses to close, CILWW will be closing our offices to the public. The Department of Human Services has indicated that Independent Living Centers are an essential business, so staff will be providing...

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CILWW Offices Closing

With the Governor’s order to stay at home and all non-essential businesses to close, CILWW will be closing our offices. You can still reach out with questions on services by calling our main number at 715-233-1070. We will be responding to phone calls and providing...

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CILWW Independent Living Partners

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