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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.

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November 2022 Art Exhibit and Reception

Featuring the artists’ work from The Long Island Center for Independent Living Robert Mauro Art Studio

The Robert Mauro Art Studio artists are proud to display their work at the Levittown Public Library in November in the Exhibit Area. The artists are people with disabilities taught by Johanna Bogensberger, who has taken them far beyond what they thought they could do. She has shown them that nothing is impossible; all you have to do is use your imagination. Each artist is truly amazing!

Join the artists for a reception on Thursday, November 10
2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Levittown Public Library
1 Bluegrass Lane
Levittown, NY 11756

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

Tuesdays Art Classes remain as is!


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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.

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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

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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


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