OKLAHOMA
Statewide Independent Living Council


3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 480, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Ph: (405) 951-3581 Fx: (405) 951-3504

 

What is SILC!

The Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) of Oklahoma is made up of representatives from around the state, the majority of which have a disabilities, who are appointed by the Governor. It is a consumer controlled organization which develops, monitors, and evaluates the federally funded State Plan for Independent Living in the state of Oklahoma, which promotes the Independent Living philosophy statewide. The SILC also provides support and technical assistance to the entire network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs) in Oklahoma.

 

Our Mission

The Oklahoma Statewide Independent Living Council is committed to promoting a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self help, self determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, in order to maximize leadership, empowerment, independence, productivity, and to support full inclusion and integration of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of American society. It is our mission to educate and advocate for policies, resources, practices, and attitudessupported by the independent living philosophy.

 

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