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The Center for Independent Living provides advocacy and services that increase awareness, collaboration, and opportunity among people with disabilities and the community at large.


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Our Coastal Connections Youth Program (CCYP) aims to engage youth with disabilities in self-advocacy skills and travel training to coastal environments of the Bay Area.

Our programs provide people with skills, knowledge, and resources that empower them to eliminate damaging and stereotypical notions of disability so that they can strive toward realizing their full human potential.



Support and empower people with disabilities and older adults by donating your time or money to support TheCIL's programs.

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