The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is dedicated to promoting the independence, empowerment, and inclusion of Ohioans with disabilities.
We have a 19 Member Council that is a majority of individuals with significant disabilities that represents the entire State of Ohio. Click here to learn more about the SILC and our Council Members.
Upcoming Meetings and Events
All Council Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to be included in the email distribution for meetings please contact the staff or subscribe to our mailing list. Meeting information and agendas will be posted a week before all Council meetings and can be found here on our website.
Next Council Meetings May 20 – 21, 2020 August 19 – 20, 2020 October 21 – 22. 2020
How can you get involved?
The Ohio SILC relies on community input and feedback for our State Plan for Independent Living. Every three years a new plan is created that serves as a roadmap for all of the Independent Living Network which includes the Centers for Independent Living, the SILC, and our State Partners. Subscribe to our mailing list!
Regional Youth Leadership Forum
Are you interested in participating in Youth Leadership Forum or want more information? Click Here to learn more!
State Plan for Independent Living
The Draft State Plan for Independent Living is available for your comment. Click Here to read the plan and provide your input!

Coronavirus Disease 2019   COVID-19  

Below are links that can provide information and resources on COVID-19
Governor DeWine and Dr. Action have issued a Stay at Home order. Click here to read the order
For specific questions on the Order and how it will impact you or your work, please contact your local health department
    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has taken necessary steps to protect the health and safety of Ohioans. The Ohio SILC is committed to do our part to increase the safety of all Ohioans including those most at risk, and to lessen the related impacts on our health care system. Currently, staff are working from home and continuing to communicate with our partners. If you need to contact  us please email Jeremy Morris at jmorris@ohiosilc.org