Independent Living Resource Center

Jacksonville's Center for Independent Living

Our Mission: to empower all people with a disability to live independent, self-empowered lives.
Our Vision: full opportunity for all through self-empowerment, self-determination and equal access

The Independent Living Resource Center is Jacksonville's Center for Independent Living.

Since 1978, The ILRC has empowered the northeast Florida disability community to live full, independent lives.

Our agency believes in each life lived to the fullest through self-empowerment, self-determination and equal access.

Any person with a disability receives individual service to empower each person's unique goal for independence.

Recent News

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Summer Camp Success

During the week, several guest speakers were invited to give presentations on credit, self-advocacy, and public transportation. The students completed STEM Projects on solar energy, wind energy, circuitry, and weather.

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Deaf Social Gathering at The ILRC

Written by: Daniella Sinofsky When Deidra Simon moved to Florida in 2004, she never would have thought she would become the new Deaf Consumer Coordinator for the Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC).  She changed her career, learned a new language and even became the community interpreter. Now, her life has completely changed not only for herself […]

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Abilities in Art

This Saturday, the Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) will pair art and awareness for its third annual Abilities in Art project at the Riverside Arts Market. The project raises awareness of persons living with physical disabilities in the Jacksonville community.

Weekly Calendar

upcoming events in the disability community