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Independent Living of Niagara County

Education, Empowerment, and Equality for People with Disabilities

Our Core Services: Our Core Services include independent living skills, individual and systems advocacy, information and referral, and peer supports.


Services Offered: ILNC provides Transition Services, Developmental Disability Programs, Independent Living Services, Medicaid Service Coordination, Benefits Advisement, Mental Health and Wellness Coaching. Services are available through the Office of Persons With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).


OAHIIO: This “walls free” program includes Educational Advocacy, Independent Living Skills, & Family Support.


Taking Control: Consumer Directed Personal Assistant Services (CDPAS):  Individuals who have Medicaid/Medicare may be eligible for in-home personal assistant services. The consumer controls hiring, training and evaluating their personal care provided by the attendant.


Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing: This program offers individual and family support, Telecommunication Technology information, deaf support groups, education, referrals, deaf community outreach and on and off site sign language classes.


Benefits Advisement: This program assists individuals with applying for benefits such as SSI and SSD related to his or her disability or diagnosis.


Contribute to Independent Living of Niagara County: Our agency provides a variety of ways to financially support our mission. Individual contributions through our annual appeal letter, volunteering at events, and serving through the ILNC Council (see below). To get involved, please call our main number at 716-284-4131.


Council Membership: ILNC has a regional board of directors who monitor, direct, recommend, oversee the budget and assist the Director in achieving the agencies overall goals which includes equality, education and empowerment for people with disabilities.











3108 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214  (716) 836-0822 (Voice/TDD)  (716) 835-3967 (Fax)