Independent Living Services

thru: Regional Center for Independent Living

Provides peer support for people with disabilities.

Offers an employment program to help people with disabilities increase their employability.

Offers benefits advisement by providing information and advocacy while navigating government health and human service systems.

Offers healthcare advocacy by providing information and assistance with regard to Medicaid, Medicare, Medicaid Managed Care, and Medicaid Funded Services.

Works in conjunction with NY Connects in Monroe, Ontario, Yates, and Wayne County, to inform, assist, and advocate for individuals, caregivers, and family members, seeking community-based long-term services and supports.

Provides housing advocacy by offering information and advocacy on affordable and/or subsidized housing, rental listings, accessibility, home renovations, and home ownership.

Offers peer support groups and services for persons with disabilities.

Provides referrals for equipment loan.

Provides education, assistance to and advocacy for disabled persons wishing to vote.

Provides independent living skills to assist with daily living activities, such as; money and medication management, nutrition, legal rights, socialization, and mobility.

Provides community outreach and education through workshops, classes and other activities to promote awareness of needs of persons with disabilities, and understanding of independent living.

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Eligibility: All disabilities. Self-disclosure of disability is required.

Application Process: Call, email, or walk in.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for services.

Coverage Note: Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Wayne, and Yates counties.

Languages: Spanish, American Sign Language


This program is offered here:

Regional Center for Independent Living

Map Marker 1
497 State Street
Rochester NY 14608
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM.
Bus Service:
RCIL is located on a bus route.
Disabilities Access:


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