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Advocacy in Action is provided to voice our position and to educate and provide information on legislative issues that will directly impact the disability community. Our goal is to empower you to become a better self-advocate and encourage you to exercise your constitutional rights to ensure equal access for all.
Be a voice in your community and join our team as we work toward a world without barriers. Contact the CIL nearest you for more information on how to exercise your rights.
The WV Centers for Independent Living are urging the WV Legislature to continue to support basic independent living services that are critical to the lives of the over 400,000 individuals with disabilities in West Virginia. We are requesting the WV Legislature to continue the WV Division of Rehabilitation Services' Independent Living Services budget in the amount of $500,000. Learn more ..
The State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) has been finalized and approved by the RSA (Rehabilitation Services Administration) in Washington, D.C. We have provided the final version of the State Plan in PDF format for your review.
A healthy life style is always the best defense against the diseases to which people with disabilities are often at risk. In an effort to support living your best life, we are providing information about the diseases that are all too common among West Virginians and other issues of interest to people with disabilities.
Read about past advocacy events and actions in the Mountain State Centers for Independent Living Advocacy Archives.