man in wheelchair sailing a boat independently

The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. (LICIL)

The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. is a consumer directed, cross disability advocacy and service organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. LICIL was established in 1980 by and for persons with disabilities and is made up of disabled and non-disabled professionals who share the desire to see all reach their maximum potential.

Check out LICIL’s Virtual Art Exhibit 2021! Special thanks to Levittown Public Library for helping us to offer this year’s exhibit as an online experience. Save the Date for our 2022 Art Exhibit – planned for November, 2022 at Levittown Public Library.

IMPORTANT: LICIL’s SATURDAY Art classes will be temporarily suspended.

Tuesdays Art Classes remain as is!


Consumers helping consumers succeed in self-direction. Powered by the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State.

What is Peer Mentoring?

CDPA Peer Mentoring connects CDPA consumers with an experienced consumer who is trained in coaching, active listening and program knowledge. Peer Mentors can help you with hiring, supervision & other challenges. They are available by phone and by email.

Read More           En Español aquí


We are a not-for-profit, non-residential advocacy center controlled by and serving persons with disabilities. Since its opening in 1980, LICIL has worked with thousands of Long Islanders with disabilities and their families and has also been a unique resource for other professionals who provide disability related services. Our Center’s mission is to promote empowerment through education, information and rallying behind issues that directly impact the daily lives of persons with disabilities. LICIL effectively serves people of all ages and across all disability experiences, whether lifelong or acquired. Learn more about LICIL

Disability Rights Activists

Take Action


Join Us

Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc.
3601 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 208 & 500
Levittown, NY 11756

The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc.
is a non-for-profit organization established in 1980.

TEL: 516-796-0144 En Español: 516-796-6176
TTY: 516-796-0135 Fax: 516-796-0529 / 516-520-1247


COPYRIGHT 2021, Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc.