HomeThe MetroWest Center for Independent Living was created by people with disabilities seeking full integration into society.
- We empower people with disabilities with the practical skills and self-confidence to take control over their lives and become active members of the communities in which they live.
- We work to promote access and change within society and advocate for programs and services needed by people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities.
- We are dedicated to helping people with disabilities gain freedom from nursing homes and other institutional settings.
Get Ready to VOTE on November 6
Register by Wednesday, October 17 to vote on Tuesday, November 6. Voting is for everyone. Please call the center if you need assistance.
The video below will help you understand how cool it is to vote!
Visit RevUpMA.org for more information on Voting in Massachusetts.
Independent LivingIndependent Living is a philosophy and a worldwide movement by people with disabilities for self-determination, self-respect and equal opportunities. All individuals have the right to choose the services that they want to receive and to make decisions about how to live their lives.
The purpose of the Independent Living Movement is to remove barriers for people with disabilities. Disabled people are entitled to have the same opportunities for raising families of their own, getting an education and working.
The outdated and predominantly medical view which portrays people with disabilities as sick continues to have negative and real consequences for all of society. Independent Living Centers across the country work towards empowering people with disabilities to live productive and independent lives within their communities.
For more information on the IL Movement and IL Philosophy, click here.
MWCIL enhances the full participation of persons with disabilities in the community.
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