Center for Independent Living of Central PA
207 House Avenue
Center for Independent Living of Central PA - Newport
100 N. Second St.
PANO - Standards for Excellence
The Center for Independent Living of Central PA, Inc. (CILCP) is proud to be able to display this Seal of Excellence awarded by the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations.
2009 Brand Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign Winner!
2010 Programs Winner!
|Frequently Asked Questions|
Q: What do you mean by “Living Well With A Disability?”
A: What does living well with a disability mean to you? Perhaps it’s being able to cook a big meal for your family, play baseball with your kids, obtain employment, or drive your first accessible van. Or maybe you dream of playing competitive sports, working out at a fitness center, flying a plane or climbing a mountain. Regardless of your goals, the Living Well With A Disability program was developed to open the doors to new opportunities and resources that you may not have envisioned. It has been established by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities to achieve goals, meet challenges, fulfill dreams and ultimately, live well.
Q: If I want to participate and “Live Well,” what happens first?
A: A Living Well With A Disability specialist will, using the copyrighted Living Well With A Disability check-up instrument, guide you through a multi-faceted lifestyle self-evaluation. All aspects of Living Well With A Disability will be covered, from possible income enhancements, housing options, transportation and medical care to adaptive equipment, community access and social, recreational and spiritual opportunities.
Q: I don’t drive and public transportation isn’t available. Can someone come to my house to complete the Living Well check-up?
A: Surely. The Living Well With a Disability specialists will make every effort to accommodate your situation and schedule.
Q: Does the Living Well program charge a fee?
A: No. The Living Well With A Disability check-up and Living Well follow-up services and supports are provided at no charge to you. Some of the programs, services and activities that you may want or need from other sources may charge a fee, but you would always be advised of this in advance and exercise your choice.
Q: How can I get more information?
Q: Are Living Well With A Disability specialists available to give presentations about the program to interested groups?
A: We’d be more than happy to give a presentation to your group. Just use any of the ways to contact us already given, above.