Centers for Independent Living

Centers for Independent Living (CIL) are community-based, non-profit agencies designed and operated within a community by persons with disabilities and provides various independent living resources. 

Located in Paris, TN, T.A.R.P provides advocacy support,  independent living skills training, peer support, and transition services to persons with disabilities. 

Counties supported: Benton, Dickson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Stewart, Weakley 

Jackson Center for Independent Living 

Located in Jackson, TN, the Jackson CIL offers supports in advocacy, ​skills training, peer counseling, equipment resources, referral info, transition services, Deaf and hard of hearing services, and home modifications for persons with disabilities. 

Counties supported: Madison, Crockett, Gibson, Carroll, Henderson, Chester, Haywood, Hardin

Located in Memphis, TN, the Memphis CIL provides services in technology, advocacy, ​skills training, peer supports,  referral info, transition services, and accessible housing for individuals with disabilities. 

Counties supported: Shelby

Located in Nashville, TN, Empower TN offers supports in technology, Braille, advocacy, employment, peer support, accessibility, and transition services for persons with disabilities. 

Counties supported: Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Wilson, Williamson

Located in Knoxville, TN, disABILITY provides services in transition, employment, housing, advocacy, and ​independent living skills training among others for people with disabilities.

Counties supported: Knox

Tri-State Resource and Advocacy Corp (TRAC) 

Located in Chattanooga, TN, TRAC offers supports in advocacy training, ​job readiness training, peer supports, and transition services. 

Counties supported: Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie 

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