EVENTS

Search CIL's upcoming events below to find the right events for you.

COVID-19 In-Office Policy:

Our offices in Berkeley and Fruitvale are now open on a limited basis. Appointments for in-person services are on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to the staff member's schedule you wish to meet. Please contact us at (510) 841-4776 or info@thecil.org with any questions or schedule an appointment. We require people to wear masks at all times in our offices. Learn more about getting to our office and our COVID-19 policy on our Visit Us page.

Reasonable Accommodations: 

If you need to request a reasonable accommodation, such as sign language interpretation, assistive listening devices, or alternative printed material, please call (510) 841-4776, email info@centerforindependentliving.org, or the facilitator of the event. We will try and accommodate all requests, but we need at least three business days' notice.

No-Scent Policy:

Please do not wear any scented products at CIL offices or events. 

Recurring Events:

To see a list of recurring events such as trainings, consultations and peer support groups, click here.

  • Housing Consultations for People with Disabilities and Seniors
    Oct 06, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
    CIL Berkeley Office, 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
    Meet with our housing consultant either in-person or remote one-on-one on Thursdays for 30 minutes to discuss issues you may be facing and receive resources on various housing lists in the Bay Area.
  • Work and Disability Benefits Clinic
    Oct 12, 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.
  • Queer Crips United Peer Support Group
    Oct 12, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Zoom
    This is a peer support group on the second Wednesday of the month for folks ages 18+ living at the intersection of LGBTQIA+ and disability. Email queercripsgroup@pacificcenter.org to join.
  • Housing Consultations for People with Disabilities and Seniors
    Oct 13, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
    CIL Berkeley Office, 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703, USA
    Meet with our housing consultant either in-person or remote one-on-one on Thursdays for 30 minutes to discuss issues you may be facing and receive resources on various housing lists in the Bay Area.
  • Fruitvale Fiesta
    Oct 14, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Aguachiles El Tamarindo, 3053 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94601, USA
    Center for Independent Living, inc. (CIL) invites you to celebrate 50 years of the Independent Living Movement starting at the CIL. Come and learn about resources available for people with disabilities & seniors in Fruitvale!
  • Tips On How To Hire Personal Attendants
    Oct 18, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Google Meet
    Meet one-on-one with our consultant, Owen Kent, on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month for 30 minutes to get tips and questions answered on finding, hiring, and working with personal attendants.