Niagara Centre for Independent Living

Site: Niagara Centre for Independent Living

Service: Information, Support and Advocacy

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-684-7111
TTY Phone 905-684-0420
Fax 905-684-1199
E-Mail administration@abilityforlife.ca
Website www.abilityforlife.ca
Primary Contact Cathy Dennis, Administrative Coordinator; Phone: 905-684-7111 ext 222
Primary Executive Maureen O'Neill, Executive Director; Email: maureen@abilityforlife.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
122 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z3
 
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Intersection Queenston St and Oakdale Ave
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) A cross-disability organization, NCIL is one of a network of 27 Independent Living Centres across Canada. Vision: "Full and equal citizenship for all persons with disabilities." The organization acts as a resource on disability services and issues, and is consumer-run and consumer-driven. Supports any person with any disability, through a wide range of programs and services in all areas of Niagara. Programs include: Individual Advocacy/Disability Support, Direct Funding Self Managed Attendant Services, Information and Referral, Peer Support, Work Link Employment Services and a Youth Group for those aged 18-30. Also provides Community Participation Supports for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, who are referred by Developmental Services Ontario.  
 
Can provide information sessions to persons with disabilities and their families about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)-to learn about the benefits of the RDSP and how to access the Grants and Bonds offered by the Government of Canada.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Anyone who self-identifies as a person with a disability.
Application Call or email for information
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Elections Fall
Service Categories Attendant Subsidies ; Centres for Independent Living ; Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Young Adults ; Individual Advocacy ~ Disabilities Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Disabilities Issues

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