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INDEPENDENT LIVING RESOURCE CENTER

empowering independence for people with disabilities

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

A little about us...

The ILRC has empowered the northeast Florida disability community, since 1978. Our agency is part of a national network of over 400 Centers for Independent Living. The ILRC is consumer driven and flexes to the needs of people with disabilities living in our community.

Each person with a disability has unique goals for independence. Our staff empower each person to achieve their goals by developing and monitoring individualized Independent Living Plans. Programs include advocacy, benefits screenings, education, employment, equipment loan, information and referral, independent living skills training, peer mentoring, and sign language interpretation.

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Jose Morales: Employee of Excellence

The ILRC’s Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes the accomplishments of employees that perform exemplary service. Nominees are selected each quarter by employee vote and meeting the qualifications listed. For this quarter, the ILRC has chosen Jose Morales for his exemplary service.

We’re Growing!

As a Center for Independent Living (CIL), 51% of board and staff are members of our disability community. The Independent Living Resource Center believes that it is our responsibility to hire and promote from within this community to ensure we are always focused on our mission: empowering people with disabilities to live independently.