UTAH INDEPENDENT LIVING NETWORK MISSION

People with disabilities have full access to community life, according to their individual choice, abilities and circumstances.

Goal 1

People with disabilities receive effective and quality IL services leading to greater independence.

Objective 1

Statewide, Utah’s six CILs will provide IL services to a minimum of 20 percent new individuals

Objective 2

The CILs will provide IL services for people with significant disabilities that facilitate achievement of their independent living goals.

Goal 2

People in Utah are aware of the issues disability presents and the value of full participation in society.

Objective 1

Through outreach provided by the IL Network, people in Utah will increase their awareness of disability and disability issues.

Objective 2

People with disabilities have opportunities to participate in community activities.

Objective 3

 Develop strategies to enhance accessible and affordable housing and transportation options.

Goal 3

Youth with disabilities are participating in their communities

Objective 1

 The IL Network will serve children, youth and young adults with disabilities to develop skills to transition into adult life.

Objective 2

 USILC will develop a Youth Advisory Council to provide input to the IL network to better meet the needs of youth with disabilities.

Objective 3

 USILC will support the growth of Youth Leadership training initiatives across the state.

Goal 4

Utah Public Policy reflects supports needed for people with disabilities to participate in their homes and communities.

Objective 1

The IL Network will coordinate legislative, local and systems advocacy efforts

Objective 2

The IL Network will coordinate legislative, local and systems advocacy efforts.

Objective 3

Advocate for systems change on a state and national level to ensure continuation of IL services..