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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 26, 2019; 9:00 am – 11:00 am CST at Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport, 1112 Airport Center Drive, 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 accommodations should contact Denise Wardle, by email at SILCInfo@silctn.org or by phone: (615) 255-0283, preferably 30 days prior to the meeting date.

Current Opportunities with TN SILC

Executive Director for the 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

2014-2016 Draft State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) Word and PDF versions