Statewide Independent Living Council
The mission of the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) of Tennessee is to promote and support the independent living philosophy through the implementation of the State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). The Council is composed of members who provide statewide representation; the majority of whom are individuals with disabilities. SILC members are appointed by the Governor.
The SILC is required to hold regularly scheduled meetings that are open to the public.
Meetings in Federal Fiscal Year 2019:
March 28, 2019 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am CST at Homewood Suites, 2640 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214
June 27, 2019; 9:00 am – 11:00 am CST at Homewood Suites, 2640 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214
September 19, 2019; 9:00 am – 11:00 am CST at Homewood Suites, 2640 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214
December 12, 2019; 9:00 am – 11:00 am CST at Homewood Suites, 2640 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN 37214
The purpose of the meeting will be to review the Division of Rehabilitation Services, Centers for Independent Living and Statewide Independent Living Council’s responsibility under Title VII, relating to promoting a philosophy of independent living in order to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.
Individuals who choose to attend remotely, or require alternative modes of communication or accommodation should contact Dora Easterling preferably by email at SILCDirector@silctn.otg or by text or voice at (615) 255-0283 thirty days prior to meeting if possible.
Current Opportunities with TN SILC
Please use the contact information below for more details relative to SILC activities.
23 Federal Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
Text/Voice: (615) 255-0283
Fax: (731) 668-0406