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The Capital District Center for Independence Inc., (the Center, Center for Independence or CDCI), is a private not-for-profit (501(c)(3), community-based Independent Living Center (ILC), located in Albany, NY which provides non-residential services to over 2,000 people with disabilities annually living in the Greater Capital District of New York State.

Capital District Center for Independence, Inc. was established in 1979, to promote independent living for people with disabilities through a wide variety of services, information, education outreach and trainings to people with disabilities.   Services provided by the Center include advocacy and self-help instruction, which includes a peer-based approach to managing one’s affairs, the development of self-determination, decision-making skills, self-advocacy skills, assistance in day-to-day community participation, and other social roles to maintain or regain their independence in the community. In addition to individual-based services, the Center works to educate the public, inform public officials, foster improvements in programs that serve people with disabilities, protect the civil rights of the disabled, and broaden access to employment, education, housing, transportation and social/recreational opportunities.

Services

Individual Services

Assisting individuals achieve their goals through problem-solving, supporting personal growth, practicing self-advocacy and connecting to resources in the community.

Community Services

Learn how the Center for Independence, Inc. can promote systemic advocacy, disability awareness and inclusion, organizational partnerships and, education in the community.

Young Adult Workforce Development Program

Supporting students in exploring careers, college, self-advocacy and independent living.

CDCI Programs

Learn more about all the programs available through the Center for Independence, Inc.

Mailing List

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