Direct Services Boston Center for Independent Living

Record last updated 2018/12/31 Comment on this info .Update this info

Contact Information

Boston Center for Independent Living
Contact: Louise, Information & Referral Specialist
Email Address: challherborg@bostoncil.org
Phone: 617-338-6665
Alternate Phone: 617 338-6662 xTDY
Fax: 617 338-6661

60 Temple Place, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02111-1324
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Direct Services

Narrative

Provides information and referral for housing needs as well as general advocacy on fair housing and assess issues and landlord/tenant rights. Note we do not own housing or shelters but simply help people be aware of community resources. Promotes access to affordable, assessible housing through bi monthly housing workshops held on the 1st and third Wednesday of every month from 10am-12 at 60 Temple Place, Boston, Ma 02111.

Offers peer support/mentoring and skills development for youth and adults. Please note adult services have an average monthly wait for one on one assistance. Provides help to resolve community living issues through direct services, the PCA program and the Aging and Disability Resourse Consortium, ADRC. Serves as a conduit for PCA, personal care assistance program. Please note the PCA, program is our one program that is based on Mass Health Standard/ Common Health/ Medicaid coverage.  Contact program for detailed information.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness

Program Type

  • Housing
  • Independent Living
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • German
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Other
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service