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.

  • Work and Disability Benefits Clinic
    Nov 30, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
    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.
  • Acquired Disability Peer Support Group
    Dec 01, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PST
    Google Meet
    This peer support group gathers on the first Sunday of every month, especially for adults under 40, and discusses major life changes a person with an acquired disability may be facing.
  • Tips On How To Hire Personal Attendants
    Dec 06, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST
    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.
  • Housing Consultations for People with Disabilities and Seniors
    Dec 08, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM PST
    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.