Empowering people with disabilities to increase their independence through choice and opportunity.

Who We Serve

We work with people of all ages — from children who might have a disability to senior citizens. We assist people who have a wide variety of disabilities, including physical, cognitive, visual, auditory and mental/emotional.


What Is A Center For Independent Living?

A Center for Independent Living is a nonprofit, community-based agency that provides five core services: advocacy, independent living, information and referral, peer consultation and transition.


Personal Care Attendant Services

Our program ensures people with disabilities are able to arrange and receive any personal care attendant services they need to live safely in the home setting of their choice, all backed by the experience and support of Paraquad.


From an accessible health and wellness center to interpreter services, we will help you find a solution.

Explore Our Services

On The Blog

Service Dog

Service Dogs: From Nose to Tail

I got my first service dog the summer before starting college. I didn’t want to be on a big college campus alone. My thought at the time was, “I’ll get a guide dog. That way, even if I get lost, at least I won’t be lost alone.”

Theresa Moore

Independence Under Fire

Theresa Moore has a mantra when it comes to living with a disability. “I’m still here,” she said recently. “I’m still here.” Theresa, 47, was diagnosed with diabetes when she was just 14.

Zacoria Chunn

Zacoria Gets to Work

A pivotal moment in anyone’s life is getting a first job. Zacoria Chunn, a 17-year-old incoming senior at Neuwoehner High School, is no exception. This summer, she is working at Big Jay’s Fish, Chicken and Shrimp on St. Charles Rock Road.