- About JACIL
- JACIL is part of a grassroots
movement directed toward independence and the social change of
individuals with disabilities. Due to federal mandates, the majority
of the staff and board of directors are required to be persons
- JACIL first opened its doors
in 1997 and in 2000 started a satellite office in Mason County
with a full time staff person located there.
JACIL serves people with mental, sensory, physical, cognitive
and developmental disabilities. Consumers of any age in the JACIL
service area are provided with our services free of charge.
- Jacksonville Area Center for
Independent Living is a non-profit organization.
- Mission Statement
- Adopted 1997
- The Jacksonville Area Center
for Independent Living (JACIL) is organized to serve people with
disabilities in Morgan, Scott, Cass and Mason Counties.
- JACIL is committed to enabling
persons with disabilities to gain effective control and direction
of their own lives in the home, in the workplace and in the community.
- The JACIL goal is to stimulate
and promote a growing sense of personal dignity through individualized
programs designed to provide the tools necessary for maximum
independence and community participation.