Welcome to the Boston Center for Independent Living  (BCIL)

BCIL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has provided services to people with disabilities since 1974, when it became the second independent living center in the country. The organization was created by people with disabilities seeking full integration into society. BCIL accomplishes this by empowering people of all ages with a wide range of 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. At the same time, BCIL engages in advocacy and community organizing to promote access and change within society.

Our Mission Statement

The Boston Center for Independent Living is a frontline civil rights organization led by people with disabilities that advocates to eliminate discrimination, isolation and segregation by providing advocacy, information and referral, peer support, skills training, PCA services, and transitional services in order to enhance the independence of people with disabilities.

 

PCA OT Policy Information – revised 11-22-16                                                                                      

PCA Overtime Request Form – revised 12-8-16

PCA Overtime FAQs – revised 11-22-16

Temporary and Continuity of Care Approval Criteria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Housing Workshop

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month to learn more about and how to apply for affordable housing options in your area. Our knowledgeable staf... Read More

Housing Workshop

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month to learn more about and how to apply for affordable housing options in your area. Our knowledgeable staf... Read More

Housing Workshop

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month to learn more about and how to apply for affordable housing options in your area. Our knowledgeable staf... Read More

Latest News

Join us at the next housing workshop on May 3 at 10 am. ...

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What a great turnout at the Disability Wrongs, Disability Rights Advocacy Workshop Wednesday afternoon despite the rain!
We learned skills about how to give effective testimony, had a great time practicing our new skills, learned about BCIL campaigns, and signed up to get involved!
Disability Rights ARE Civil Rights!
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