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			     REGION II DIRECTORY
			 INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS

NEW JERSEY
City/Area Served

Clifton (Essex, Passaic)

Ciavaglia, Anne, Executive Director

DIAL, Inc.
66 Mount Prospect Avenue
Building C-1
Clifton, New Jersey  07013-1918
(201) 470-8090
(201) 470-2521 (TDD)
(201) 470-8171 (Fax)

Services Provided: DIAL, Inc. is designed to develop independent living
skills of persons with disabilities through referrals, peer counseling,
trainings, advocacy, and community education.  This three branch consumer led
organization covers six counties.

Edison (Middlesex, Somerset)

Bell, Rhonda, Director

Alliance for Disabled in Action, Inc. 
2050 Oaktree Road
Edison, New Jersey  08820
(908) 321-1600 (Voice or TDD)
(908) 548-7751 (Fax)

Egg Harbor City (Atlantic, Cape May, Southern Burlington, Eastern Cumberland)

Nordlinger, Tim, Executive Director

Total Living Center, Inc.
231 Philadelphia Avenue, Post Office Box 342
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey  08215
(609) 965-3734 (Voice or TDD)
(609) 965-1270 (Fax)

Services Provided: The Total Living Center, Inc. offers independent living
skills training, advocacy, peer counseling, and information and referral to
disabled.

Englewood (Bergen)

Goff, Eileen, Executive Director

Heightened Independence and Progress 
131 Main Street, Suite 120
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
(201) 996-9100
(201) 996-9424 (TDD)
(201) 996-9422 (Fax)

Services Provided: Target population - all disabilities, services:
information and referral, advocacy, peer counseling, independent living
skills, limited equipment purchases, outreach to minorities, ADA information,
recreation, and transportation.


NEW JERSEY


Long Branch (Monmouth, Ocean)

Honig, Hy, Executive Director      

Monmouth Ocean Independent Living Center
279 Broadway
Long Branch, New Jersey  07740
(908) 571-4884
(908) 571-4878 (TDD)
(908) 571-4003 (Fax)

Services Provided: Information and referral, peer support, advocacy and
independent living skills training.  We also offer free legal assistance,
barrier free inspections, knowledge and selection of adaptive equipment, and
transportation coordination.

Newark (Newark, Union)

Johnson, Armstead, Branch Director

DIAL, Inc. (Newark/Union Branch)
66 Mt. Prospect Avenue
Building C-1
Clifton, New Jersey  07013-1918
(201) 470-8090
(201) 470-2521 (TDD)
(201) 470-8171 (Fax)

Services Provided: DIAL, Inc. is designed to develop independent living
skills of persons with disabilities through referrals, peer counseling,
trainings, advocacy, and community education.  This three branch consumer led
organization covers six counties.

Sparta (Morris, Warren, Sussex)

Barbarula, Karol, Branch Director

DIAL, Inc. (Northwest Branch)
7 Boardwalk
Sparta, New Jersey  07871-1807
(201) 729-7155
(201) 729-3396 (TDD)
(201) 729-5889 (Fax)

Services Provided: DIAL, Inc. is designed to develop independent living
skills of persons with disabilities through referrals, peer counseling,
trainings, advocacy, and community education.  This three branch consumer led
organization covers six counties.

Trenton (Mercer, Hunterdon, North Burlington)

Applegate, Freida, Director


Project Freedom
Post Office Box 8898
Trenton, New Jersey  08650
(609) 584-8857 (Voice or TDD)
(609) 584-8325 (Fax)

Westville (Gloucester, Camden, Salem, South Burlington)

Kennedy, Michael, Acting Director

Center for Independent Living of South Jersey
800 North Delsea Drive
Plaza 47, Suite 6
Westville, New Jersey  08093
(609) 853-6490
(609) 853-7108 (TDD)
(609) 845-3013 (Fax)

Services Provided: Information and referral, advocacy, peer counseling,
independent living skills training, monies available for such things as a
ramp, TDD, and any other product that makes a disabled individual’s life
more productive and independent.

Albany (Albany)

Eggert, Todd, Executive Director

Capital District Center for Independence
845 Central Avenue
Albany, New York  12206-1504
(518) 459-6422 (Voice or TDD)
(518) 459-7847 (Fax)

Amsterdam (Montgomery, Fulton)

Page, Bonnie, Executive Director

Independent Living Center of Amsterdam
12 Chestnut Street
Amsterdam, New York  12010-3508
(518) 842-3561
(518) 842-3593 (TDD)
(518) 842-0905 (Fax)

Services Provided: Peer counseling, advocacy, wheelchair accessible van
transportation, architectural barrier modification consultation, information,
referral services, courses in independent living skills, effective advocacy,
emergency food, shelter, and respite.  All services offered in English and
Spanish.

Auburn (Cayuga, Seneca)	

Ellis, Virginia, Executive Director

Options for Independence, Inc.
55 Market Street
Auburn, New York  13021
(315) 255-3447 (Voice or TDD)

Services Provided: Options for Independence, Inc. is an independent living
center which serves all people with all types of disabilities.  We advocate
for full inclusion into all aspects of community living for people with
disabilities.  Peer counseling, accessibility recommendations, and
educational advocacy are some of the services Options for Independence, Inc.
offers.

Batavia (Genesee)

Olson, Linda, Executive Director

Batavia Center for Independent Living
61 Swan Street
Batavia, New York  14020
(716) 343-4524 (Voice or TDD)

Binghamton (Broome, Chenango, Tioga, Chemung, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, 
Steuben, Tompkins)

Dibble, Maria, Executive Director

Southern Tier Independence Center
107 Chenango Street
Binghamton, New York  13901
(607) 724-2111 (Voice or TDD)

Services Provided: Serves all disabilities, all ages, families, agencies,
businesses: advocacy, peer and psychological counseling, information and
referral, independent living services, housing assistance, benefits,
equipment loan, barrier removal, ADA consulting, sign interpreters,
professional training, and interpreter and Title VII, Part A, services for
Chemung, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Steuben, and Tompkins counties.

Bronx (Bronx)

Linn, Bobbi, Executive Director

Bronx Independent Living Services
3525 Decatur Avenue
Bronx, New York  10467
(212) 515-2800
(212) 515-2803 (TDD)

Brooklyn (Kings)

McQuade, Denise, Executive Director

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled
408 Jay Street
Brooklyn, New York  11201
(718) 625-7500
(718) 625-7712 (TDD)
(718) 625-2239 (Fax)

Buffalo (Erie)

Usiak, Douglas, Executive Director

Independent Living Center
3108 Main Street
Buffalo, New York  14214
(716) 836-0822
(716) 836-0091 (Fax - Call Before Sending)

Services Provided: All typical independent living core services, plus
architectural barrier consultation, deaf-blind daily living skills, security
loan fund, inter-agency computerized program list, van transportation,
volunteer reader coordination, print-to-braille transcription, and assistive
listening system.

Corning (Steuben, Chemung)

Brown, Marianna, Executive Director

Access to Independence and Mobility
271 East First Street
Corning, New York  14830
(607) 962-8225 (Voice or TDD)
(607) 937-5125 (Fax)

Services Provided: A non-residential resource center run by and for people
with disabilities; works with individuals and the community to broaden
general understanding of architectural and attitudinal advancements that can
enable people with disabilities to participate in and contribute to the
community.

Glens Falls (Warren)

Williams, Bradley, Executive Director

Glens Falls Independent Living Center
Post Office Box 453
Glens Falls, New York  12801
(518) 792-3537
(518) 792-0505 (TDD)

Services Provided: Information and referral, peer counseling, advocacy,
independent living skills instruction, support groups, and equipment loan.
Community Education and Awareness Programs: Epilepsy Program, Think First
Program, Accessibility Program, and the Center for Adaptive Computer
Technology.

Ithaca (Tompkins, Cortland, Schuyler)

Schwager, Lenore, Executive Director

Finger Lakes Independence Center
609 West Clinton Street, Suite 112
Ithaca, New York  14850
(607) 272-2433 (Voice or TDD)

Services Provided: Finger Lakes Independence Center provides peer counseling,
information and referral, independent living skills training including sign
language classes, architectural barriers consultation, equipment and adaptive
devices loan closet, services for hearing impaired and visually impaired
individuals, and service referral (interpreters, readers, and personal care
attendants).

Jamaica (Queens)

McIntyre, Michael, Executive Director

Queens Independent Living Center
140-40 Queens Boulevard
Jamaica, New York  11435
(718) 658-2526
(718) 658-4720 (TDD)
(718) 658-5295 (Fax)

Services Provided: Peer counseling, personal counseling, information and
referral, benefits advisement, advocacy, personal attendant management,
housing assistance, transportation, and services for the deaf.

Jamestown (Chautauqua)

Carrubba, Marie, Executive Director

Southwestern Independent Living Center
878 North Main Street
Jamestown, New York  14701
(716) 661-3010
(716) 661-3012 (TDD)

Services Provided: Advocacy, peer support, ADA consultations, skills
training, education, equipment loan, architectural barrier consultation,
locating accessible housing, accessible transportation, TDD relay service,
interpreter referral service, information and referral, and emergency food.

Kingston (Ulster)

Gundersen, Joan, Executive Director

Resource Center for Accessible Living, Inc.
602 Albany Avenue
Kingston, New York  12401
(914) 331-0541
(914) 331-8680 (TDD)

Levittown (Nassau)

Moore, Patricia, Executive Director

Long Island Center For Independent Living
3601 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, New York  11756
(516) 796-0144
(516) 796-0135 (TDD)
(516) 796-0529 (Fax)

Massena (St. Lawrence)

Reifensnyder, Jeffrey, Executive Director

Massena Independent Living Center
One North Main Street
Massena, New York  13662
(315) 764-9442 (Voice or TDD)

Services Provided: A non-residential, private-not-for-profit, grass roots
organization assisting persons experiencing disability to live more
independently through self-directed life choices and the empowerment of self
advocacy.

Medford (Suffolk)

Roberts, June, Executive Director

Self Initiated Living Options, Inc.
3241 Route 112
Building 7, Suite 2         
Medford, New York  11763
(516) 698-1310
(516) 698-1392 (TDD)

New York (Harlem)

Murray, Loretta, Executive Director

Harlem Independent Living Center
5-15 West 125th Street
New York, New York  10027
(212) 369-2371
(212) 369-5172 (TDD)
(212) 369-9238 (Fax)

Services Provided: A neighborhood center providing a variety of independent
living services such as peer counseling, information and referral, advocacy,
housing assistance, transportation, service referral, independent living
skills training, architectural barrier removal consultation, TDD relay, and
assistive device loan program.

New York (New York)

Saviola, Marilyn, Executive Director

Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York, Inc.
841 Broadway, Suite 205
New York, New York  10003
(212) 674-2300 (Voice or TDD)
(212) 254-5953 (Fax)

Newburgh (East Orange)

Hovey, Douglas, Executive Director

Eastern Orange County Center for Independent Living, Inc.
5 Washington Terrace
Newburgh, New York  12550
(914) 565-1162

Niagara Falls (Niagara)

Clark, Ronald, Executive Director

Niagara Frontier Center for Independent Living
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, New York  14301
(716) 692-3544 (Voice or TDD)
(716) 284-0829 (Fax)

Olean (Cattaraugus)

Armstrong, Anna, Executive Director

Directions in Independent Living
180 North Union Street
Olean, New York  14760
(716) 373-4602 (Voice or TDD)

Oneonta (Delaware)

Zachmeyer, Richard, Executive Director

Catskill Center for Independence
Post Office Box 1247
Route 23 Southside
Oneonta, New York  13820
(607) 432-8000 (Voice or TDD)
(607) 432-6907 (Fax)

Plattsburgh (Clinton)

Feldman, Cecily, Executive Director

North Country Center for Independence
159 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, New York  12901
(518) 563-9058 (Voice or TDD)
(518) 563-0292 (Fax)

Poughkeepsie (Dutchess)

Wambach, Mary, Executive Director
Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc.
80 Washington Street, Suite 201
Poughkeepsie, New York  12601
(914) 452-3913
(914) 485-8110 (TDD)
(914) 485-3916 (Fax)

Services Provided: Core independent living services to disabled persons,
systems advocacy, information and referral, presentations to the public, and
professional interpreting available at a standard fee-for-service.

Rochester (Monroe)

Weider, Tim, Executive Director

Rochester Center for Independent Living, Inc.
758 South Avenue
Rochester, New York  14620
(716) 442-6470 (Voice or TDD)
(716) 271-8558 (Fax)

Services Provided: The Rochester Center for Independent Living, Inc. is a
non-profit, tax exempt, consumer-based organization, providing services and
promoting equality for persons with disabilities.  Services include
accessibility audits, advocacy, support groups, housing assistance,
independent living skills training, and information and referral.

Slate Hill (West Orange)

Miller, Donna, Executive Director
Western Orange County Center for Independent Living
RD #1, Box 144C, Route 6
Slate Hill, New York  10973
(914) 355-2030
(914) 355-2060 (TDD)

Spring Valley (Rockland)

Finisdore, Susan, Executive Director
Rockland Independent Living Center
235 North Main Street
Spring Valley, New York  10977
(914) 426-0707
(914) 426-1180 (TDD)
(914) 426-0989 (Fax)

Services Provided: The Rockland Independent Living Center provides the full
range of independent living direct services.  We also have an interpreter
placement and coordination program.  There are several support/self-help
groups - Lyme Disease, Personal Care Users, and Post-Polio Syndrome.

Staten Island (Richmond)

Doran, Dorothy, Executive Director
Staten Island Center for Independent Living
150 Walker Street
Staten Island, New York  10302
(718) 720-9016
(718) 720-9870 (TDD or Fax)

Services Provided: Independent living skills, benefits advisement,
transportation and housing assistance, peer counseling, information and
referral, community education, advocacy social networking, and services for
the deaf.

Syracuse (Onondaga)

Bateman-Ferry, John, Executive Director

Arise, Inc.
501 East Fayette Street
Syracuse, New York  13202
(315) 472-3171 (Voice or TDD)
(315) 472-9252 (Fax)

Services Provided: Peer counseling, information and referral,
individual/systems advocacy, youth summer employment/ transition services,
accessibility consultation, community education, ramp and home access,
social/community reintegration for persons with neurological impairments,
adaptive equipment assistance, and housing assistance.

Troy (Rensselaer) 

Figueroa, Denise, Executive Director

Troy Resource Center for Independent Living
Broadway and Fourth, Troy Atrium 
Troy, New York  12180
(518) 274-0701 (Voice or TDD)
(518) 274-7944 (Fax)

Utica (Oneida, Herkimer, Madison)

Danovitz, Burt, Executive Director
Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc.
 409 Columbia Street
Utica, New York  13502
(315) 797-4642
(315) 797-5837 (TDD)
(315) 797-4747 (Fax)

Services Provided: Resource Center for Independent Living, Inc. provides
comprehensive services to persons with disabilities including: independent
living services, computer technology services, employment/placement services,
elderly services, sign language interpreter services, individual and systemic
advocacy services, and ADA technical assistance.

Watertown (Jefferson)

Keane, Catharine, Executive Director

Northern Regional Center For Independent Living
Suite 400, Woolworth Building
Watertown, New York  13601
(315) 785-8703 (Voice or TDD)
(315) 785-8612 (Fax)

White Plains (Westchester)

Bravo, Joseph, Executive Director
Westchester Independent Living Center
297 Knollwood Road
White Plains, New York  10607
(914) 682-3926
(914) 682-0926 (TDD)
(914) 682-8518 (Fax)

Services Provided: Individual and group counseling, Client Assistance
Program, protection and advocacy legal services, information and referral,
head injury services, citizen advocacy, Hudson Valley social integration, and
recreation.

Yonkers (Westchester)

Kaplan, Harry, Executive Director
Westchester Disabled on the Move
984 North Broadway, Suite L-01
Yonkers, New York  10701
(914) 968-4717 (Voice or TDD)
(914) 968-6137 (Fax)

Services Provided: Westchester Disabled on the Move provides benefits
advisement, advocacy, housing, peer counseling, support group, independent
living skills, and disability awareness services.  The center also extends
information and referral services and ADA information and consultation.


PUERTO RICO

Hato Rey

Iturregui, Maria Rosa, State Coordinator for Independent Living

Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Post Office Box 1118
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico  00919
(809) 725-4202
(809) 721-6286 (Fax)

Hato Rey

Vazquez, Miriam, Coordinator for Independent Living Services

Puerto Rico Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Post Office Box 1681
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico  00919
(809) 725-4202


U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

St. Thomas

Brownlow, Felecia, Project Director

Virgin Islands Association for Independent Living
Ottley Building, Post Office Box 3305
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands  00803-3305
(809) 775-9740
(809) 775-9136 (Fax)

Services Provided: A variety of services including independent living skills
training, advocacy, counseling, and information and referral are provided in
keeping with our philosophy of providing training and support services
essential to promoting independence.