CICIL Central Iowa Center
for Independent Living

We are people with disabilities, supporting people with disabilities to foster a more integrated community

ADVANCING INDEPENDENT LIVING THROUGH

Information and Referral

Providing information and referrals to agencies and organizations in the community.

Independent Living Skills Training

Working together to develop a plan that outlines independent living goals and skills.

Individual and Systems Advocacy

Providing personal advocacy assistance and local, state, and federal advocacy.

Peer Support

Providing peer support through individuals who share experiences, support, and education.

Transition Services

Assisting in transitioning from nursing homes, shelters, or rehabilitation centers into the community.

Central Iowa Center for Independent Living (CICIL), founded in Des Moines in 1990, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower people with disabilities to control their lives.

Latest Blog

  • Executive Director, Reyma McCoy-McDeid

    CICIL Executive Director, Reyma McCoy-McDeid featured in the Des Moines Register. Read below the article. Iowans with disabilities need to vote if they want the…

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      Reyma McCoy McDeid, MA, CESP, is the Executive Director of Central Iowa Center for Independent Living.She has carved out a unique career in employment…

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      Reyma McCoy McDeid, MA, CESP, is the Executive Director of Central Iowa Center for Independent Living.She has carved out a unique career in employment…

Find Us

  • 655 Walnut St #131, Des Moines, IA 50309

  • (515)243-1742

  • Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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