SCIL provides you and your family guidance when faced with challenges to access support systems, benefits, and services. Let us help you speak up and be heard.
SCIL provides information and assistance to promote change and independence when faced with barriers and discrimination and will guide you in accessing support systems, benefits, and services such as:
- Applying for social security benefits
- Appeals processes
- Housing information
- Medicaid benefits
- ADA consultations
Information and Referral
SCIL can provide you with information on community resources to help you accomplish your goals, including acquiring and learning assistive technology, understanding and signing up for medical benefits, and Social Security finding safe housing that meets your needs.
SCIL provides comprehensive and up to date information to Sarasota and Manatee residents on available resources and assists you by providing referrals for:
SCIL’s Peer Mentoring Program offers persons with disabilities the opportunity to interact with peers. Sharing ideas, experiences, and difficulties while obtaining practical advice through one-on-one support group activities that promote positive living with a disability.
Independent Development & Open Lab
Independent study and/or practice (improving skills specific to you)
Transition Programs for Adults and Youth
Independence means knowing how to take care of yourself and the demands of life. To help with these challenges, SCIL offers several basic and advanced courses in Health and Wellness, Life Math and Budgeting, Household Skills, and Computer Skills Class. SCIL also offers a specialized program for youth aged 16-22.
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