Stavros Independent Living Center

""Contact Information

210 Old Farm Road
Amherst, MA 01002

Phone: (413) 256-0473 (voice)    (413) 256-0473, (800) 804-1899 (TTY)
Toll Free: (800) 804-1899
Fax: (413) 256-0190

View the Stavros Independent Living Center website

Information Specialist: Kathy McCord

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Additional Locations: Springfield and Greenfield

Organization Narrative

Stavros Independent Living Centerwas founded in 1974 by a small group of people with disabilities as an organization to be administered by themselves, dedicated to helping other people with disabilities and the Deaf to live as independently as possible.

Population(s) Served

People of all ages who have disabilities.


American Sign Language, Spanish


  • Information and Referral
  •  Peer Counseling
  •  Skills Training
  •  Advocacy
  •  Personal Assistance Service
  •  Assistive Technology (AT)
  •  Assistance with housing and accessibility
  •  Equipment Loan Closet
  • “Home Sweet Home” Program. Increasing independence by constructing ramps with volunteer labor and donated materials.
  • Advocate for those transitioning out of nursing homes
  • Veteran’s Benefits
  • Options Counseling
  • SHINE Counselor


Any person with a disability who lives in Hampden, Hampshire or Franklin County.