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MAINE STATEWIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Maine’s Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is hosting five listening sessions to learn what the needs are for people with disabilities to become/remain independent in their communities. This information will be used to guide our work over the next three years. Maine SILC strives to provide education and advocacy with and for people with disabilities to eliminate barriers that are faced in their communities.

Listening Sessions:

Thursday, January 18th from 5:30-7:30 – Zoom only

Maine SILC Listening Session January 18, 2024
Time: Jan 18, 2024 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 897 8431 0199
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Meeting ID: 897 8431 0199

 

Saturday, January 20th from 1:00-3:00 – Zoom only

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Meeting ID: 845 2954 7030

Passcode: 329634

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Tuesday, January 23rd from 1:00-3:00 – hybrid

Casco Bay Conference Room
151 Jetport Blvd
Portland, ME 04102

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Meeting ID: 812 2400 5185

Passcode: 063679

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Thursday, January 25th from 1:00 – 3:00 – hybrid

Frances Perkins Room
Department of Labor
45 Commerce Drive
Augusta, ME 04330

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Meeting ID: 848 1384 4247

Passcode: 503845

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Wednesday, January 31st from 1:00 – 3:00 – hybrid

Piscataquis Conference Room
45 Oak St, Suite 3
Bangor, ME 04401

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Meeting ID: 883 7035 1533

Passcode: 438418

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Meeting ID: 883 7035 1533

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For more information or to ask for a reasonable accommodation, contact Maine SILC’s Executive Director, Cheryl Peabody, at execdirector@mainesilc.org.

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Survey  Opportunity

Maine Statewide Independent Living Council
2024 Survey for People with Disabilities

We need your help to tell us what you need! The Maine Statewide Independent Living Council writes a plan every three years. This survey helps us know what should be in the plan. The independent living plan is used to make sure you get what you need to live as independently as possible. You do not need to use your name on this survey; no one will know your personal answers.

Thank you for taking the time to fill out the survey.  Your honest input is greatly appreciated, and it will be used to help the Maine Statewide Independent Living Council set realistic goals to help improve the lives of all people with disabilities wishing to live independently in the State of Maine.  If you would prefer to complete the survey online, please go to the following link:  https://forms.office.com/r/JHb6aRUTbc

Cheryl Peabody
Executive Director
Maine SILC

execdirector@mainesilc.org
www.mainesilc.org

 

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The Maine Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is dedicated to ensuring that citizens with disabilities have control over their lives and environments with equal access to option, opportunities, and choices, as do all citizens.

The Maine Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)is a federally mandated council under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

The Maine SILC advances independent living by engaging in or supporting research, publication, employment, community organizing, advocacy, and systems reform.

Federal statute requires that a Statewide independent Living Council be established and not within a State agency.

Use this link to learn more about the Maine Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)…

If you are interested in joining a Maine SILC meeting, please contact Cheryl Peabody at: execdirector@mainesilc.org.

Monthly Meetings

Due to the coronavirus, all Maine SILC meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice.

If you would like to attend a Maine SILC meeting, please contact the Executive Director at execdirector@mainesilc.org to get the Zoom invite.

Use this link to see archived Minutes of SILC Meetings

 

Meeting Schedule – 2022

NOTE: Meetings are 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET

  • March 23, 2022
  • April 27, 2022
  • May 25, 2022
  • June 22, 2022
  • August 24, 2022
  • September 28, 2022
  • October 26, 2022
  • November (date to be determined)
  • December (date to be determined)

New Member Brochure

For a description of the organization and an orientation for new members, please click this link.

Click to access 2022-New-Member-brochure.pdf