CIL Jacksonville

CIL Jacksonville

Free At-Home COVID Tests

At Home Test Kit
The website is live for the free COVID test that you may have heard about on the news. These are the guidelines/rules in regards to the test with the link below to register for the test. 

CIL Jax Adds New AT Program

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CIL Jacksonville has expanded assistive technology options for people with disabilities by becoming the Northeast Regional Distribution Center for the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) program. FAAST is the newest addition to CIL programs and increases independence for the residents of Northeast Florida.

Deaf Cop Chat

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JACKSONVILLE, FL – On Tuesday, March 30th the Center for Independent Living (CIL) Jacksonville and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office will host a virtual Deaf Cop Chat for residents who use sign language to communicate.

Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla

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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will officially open the JRTC at LaVilla on Monday, March 30, 2020. We are excited to enter a new era of mobility options within the region. Before we open to the public, we are staging (rain or shine) planned simulations/training exercises to ensure that the JTA is fully prepared to address operational and customer scenarios.

What is a Center for Independent Living?

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The term "center for independent living" means a consumer‑controlled, community‑based, cross‑disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agency that is designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities

Toccara James : Employee of Excellence

CIL Jacksonville's Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes the accomplishments of employees that perform exemplary service. Nominees are selected each quarter by employee vote and meeting the qualifications listed.

NEWS RELEASE

IL Jacksonville has been selected as Florida's host site for "CORE", a national sign language mentoring program. Florida will be the third State to provide this program, joining Washington, D.C. and Denver, Colorado.

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