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.

2017 BCIL Trek, Trot & Treat – a costumed Run, Walk, and Roll for Independence

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Upcoming Events

Housing Workshop

Wednesday, November 1, 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, November 15, 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

2017 BCIL Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm

We wish to invite you to BCIL’s Annual Meeting, which will be held on Thursday, November 16 atRead More

Latest News

It's Trek, Trot & Treat day! See you at the UMass Boston Clark Athletic Center from 1-3pm. What a fun fall afternoon for independence! ...

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