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Center for Independent Living provides advocacy and services that increase awareness, collaboration, and opportunity among people with disabilities and the community at large.


A picture of Ted Jackson outside.

Following a national search Center for Independent Living's Board of Directors has selected Ted Jackson as its next Executive Director. 

Our programs provide people with skills, knowledge, and resources that empower them to eliminate damaging and stereotypical notions of disability so that they can strive toward realizing their full human potential.


  • Aug 10, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
    Phone or Google Meet
    Weekly Work & Disability Benefits Clinic for people with SSI or SSDI who have questions about how work affects disability benefits. Learn about Social Security Work Incentives that allow you to work and keep some of your benefits. Individual 30 minute appointments on Wednesdays from 10:00 - 12:00.