Boston Center for Independent Living, Inc.

Filed Under: CORI, Disability, Education, Employment, Housing, Legal, Physical and Mental Health
Location
60 Temple Place
Boston, ma 02111
Phone
Phone: 617-338-6665
TTY: 617-338-6662
Fax: 617-338-6661
Online
contactBCIL@bostoncil.org
Website
Who to Contact
Information and Referral Specialist
Services

Assisting people with a disability to live as full a life as possible through:

  • Adult skills training assistance (including areas such as employment, housing, social/recreation, education, and financial issues)
  • Assisting with information and referrals (affordable and accessible housing, health insurance, CORI, civil rights for disabled persons, transportation, home modifications, equipment, and other related services)
  • Peer mentoring
  • Individual advocacy
  • Personal Care Assistance Program (PCA) – for people with a disability who need physical care assistance and have MassHealth Standard coverage
  • Youth Services Program for individuals ages 14 to 22 that includes Peer Mentoring, Skills Training, Information and Referral, and Advocacy
Service hours

M - F: 8:45am - 5pm

Requirements & Restrictions

Any individual/family member who self identifies with a disability.

Waiting time
Due to the pandemic, BCIL'S office is closed to walk-ins. All appointments are being done via phone or teleconference. Post pandemic, appointments are recommended but walk-ins are not turned away, and assisted based on staff availability.
Languages

English, French, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole, ASL, Luganda, Swahili, Runyankore, Other languages accommodated through language line

Transportation

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Last updated January 11, 2021

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