The Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living started in 1982 composed of several disabled individuals who wanted to help others without the stigma of their disabilities.
The Center for Independent Living is located in Sparks, Nevada. When you drive into the parking lot, there are several parking spaces designed for handicapped. Be sure to look out for occasional RTC Access buses who drop off clients on a daily basis. An accessible ramp for wheelchair or scooter bound individuals. Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living (NNCIL) has operated since 1995.
When you first walk into the center you are greeted by a receptionist who will assist you.
Here is just a basic list of services :
- Telecommunications Equipment distribution program,
- Independence through Employment,
- Technology aids training
- Transportation training
- Educational peer groups
- Classes on braille basics
- Cooking classes – New
- Money management
- life skills – New
- Vision impairment program
- Rural outreach
- minor home modification
- and many more programs coming soon.
Find out more http://www.nncil.org