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.

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Upcoming Events

Housing Application Workshop

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
1:30pm - 3:30pm

BCIL Housing Application Workshop  BCIL’s conference room,  60 Temple Place 5th Floor This workshop is designed for people w... Read More

Housing Workshop

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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, February 21, 2018
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

If you have attended the general housing workshop & need help filling out applications, our next housing application workshop is Wednesday, January 10 from 130-330 pm @ BCIL ...

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This week BCIL participated with other Massachusetts Disability Rights Movement leaders giving a presentation to MA State Legislature Disability Caucus on how long term services & support impact people with disabilities. As said by @chacarr “Long Term Services and Supports are a civil right!” #BostonCIL #DisabilityRights ...

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