The Bucks County Center for Independent Living (BCCIL)
BCCIL serves all of Bucks County at no charge to consumers.
The goal of BCCIL is to help people with disabilities attain equal access; able to live, work, and enjoy their lives as independently as possible.
BCCIL provide 5 core FREE services:
- Information & Referral
- .Independent living skills: 1:1 or in group setting, within classrooms or individually in the community
- Advocacy (individual or systems). Ex: consumer having a problem with landlord over service dog issue).
- Peer support: Provides a space for people with disabilities (PWD) to speak with other PWDs.
- Transition services: Assistance in life transitions. Ex: School to work/adulthood; nursing home to home, or nursing home diversion.
- Eligibility for services: Self-disclosure of any kind of disability. No proof required, no eligibility or other income requirements.
- To access services, simply call 215-781-5070. Consumers can be referred individually, through a family member, through case manager, etc.
- BCCIL workers can meet with consumers virtually, in office, in the community or wherever the consumer is comfortable.
- BCCIL runs a Young Adult Group (14-25) in which consumers have an environment to socialize, learn Independent Living skills and advocacy skills.
- BCCIL provides person-to-person resource navigation. CIL helps connect consumers to resources and services, and advocate and support them through processes.
o They can do within reason whatever the consumer is asking. e.g., help filling out forms or applications.
o In person peer support is available every other Wednesday in office, and virtual every Friday.
BCCIL is located at 164 Fairless Hills, PA 19030.
Call: 215 781 5070