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The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. (LICIL)

The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. is a consumer directed, cross disability advocacy and service organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. LICIL was established in 1980 by and for persons with disabilities and is made up of disabled and non-disabled professionals who share the desire to see all reach their maximum potential.


Important COVID-19 Update:

Effective Immediately:  LICIL staff are back in the office and continue to stand ready to serve you.  In the interest of health and safety, our offices will remain closed to the public until further notice.  Staff members are directly available by telephone and will address situations requiring in-person contact as they arise.  Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. 

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We are a not-for-profit, non-residential advocacy center controlled by and serving persons with disabilities. Since its opening in 1980, LICIL has worked with thousands of Long Islanders with disabilities and their families and has also been a unique resource for other professionals who provide disability related services. Our Center’s mission is to promote empowerment through education, information and rallying behind issues that directly impact the daily lives of persons with disabilities. LICIL effectively serves people of all ages and across all disability experiences, whether lifelong or acquired. Learn more about LICIL

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Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc.
3601 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 208 & 500
Levittown, NY 11756

The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc.
is a non-for-profit organization established in 1980.

TEL: 516-796-0144 En Español: 516-796-6176
TTY: 516-796-0135 Fax: 516-796-0529 / 516-520-1247


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