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Our Mission

SIL empowers people with disabilities, seniors and veterans to maximize their independence in the community.

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We envision a barrier free community for all people.

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Upcoming Events

  • You've Got The Power: Leadership Training
    You've Got The Power: Leadership Training
    Aug 03, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
    SIL & ZOOM, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Beginning Your Community Leadership Journey
  • Creating Connections
    Creating Connections
    Aug 04, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    SIL, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Creating Connections is a intergenerational group. Come together to share experiences and skills, learn new skills, meet new people, and participate in fun activities.
  • GameNight
    GameNight
    Aug 06, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
    SIL, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Game Night is for youth and young adults, with and without disabilities, and is designed to promote fun & socialization.
  • Healthy Relationships: Effective Communication
    Healthy Relationships: Effective Communication
    Aug 10, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
    SIL & ZOOM, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
  • Cooking 101: Knife Skills
    Cooking 101: Knife Skills
    Aug 10, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    SIL, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Cooking 101 focuses on cooking basics and skills practice. Participants will learn how to choose and care for a good knife and cutting board, how to hold and safely use a knife, and then practice using fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Healthy Relationships: Conflict Resolution
    Healthy Relationships: Conflict Resolution
    Aug 11, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
    SIL & ZOOM, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
  • UNITE
    UNITE
    Aug 11, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    ZOOM
    UNITE is a group of young adults, ages 15-34, with and without disabilities who come together for camaraderie and fun.
  • Cooking 101: Knife Skills
    Cooking 101: Knife Skills
    Aug 12, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    SIL, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Cooking 101 focuses on cooking basics and skills practice. Participants will learn how to choose and care for a good knife and cutting board, how to hold and safely use a knife, and then practice using fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Cerebral Palsy Support Group
    Cerebral Palsy Support Group
    Aug 13, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    SIL & ZOOM, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Connect with others to share experiences and resources.
  • Live it Up with Jill and Ryan
    Live it Up with Jill and Ryan
    Aug 19, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom
    Live it Up with Jill and Ryan
  • GameNight
    GameNight
    Aug 20, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
    ZOOM
    Game Night is for youth and young adults, with and without disabilities, and is designed to promote fun & socialization.
  • Wellness Wednesday: Managing Anxiety
    Wellness Wednesday: Managing Anxiety
    Aug 25, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Service for Independent Living & ZOOM, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Anxiety impacts us all in different ways. Learn different self-management strategies and share what works for you.
  • Cooking 101: Knife Skills
    Cooking 101: Knife Skills
    Aug 25, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    SIL, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Cooking 101 focuses on cooking basics and skills practice. Participants will learn how to choose and care for a good knife and cutting board, how to hold and safely use a knife, and then practice using fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Jeoparty Game Night
    Jeoparty Game Night
    Aug 27, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    ZOOM
    Join us the last Friday of every month, now through October, to play a virtual game of trivia.
  • Creating Connections
    Creating Connections
    Sep 01, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Creating Connections is a intergenerational group. Come together to share experiences and skills, learn new skills, meet new people, and participate in fun activities.
  • GameNight
    GameNight
    Sep 03, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
    SIL, 1401 Hathman Pl, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
    Game Night is for youth and young adults, with and without disabilities, and is designed to promote fun & socialization.
  • Cooking 101
    Cooking 101
    Sep 07, 3:45 PM
    Time subject to change. Location is TBD.
    Cooking 101 focuses on cooking basics and skills practice
  • Cooking 101
    Cooking 101
    Sep 09, 3:45 PM
    Time subject to change. Location is TBD.
    Cooking 101 focuses on cooking basics and skills practice
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Anonymous

All of the roles ALL of you (at SIL) play are so instrumental in helping people live independent, productive lives to the best of the abilities, and this is priceless!

Quotation Mark
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Olin

You really have done wonderful things for me. I was a hermit. You got me out into the world.

Quotation Mark
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Linda

I got a cane, free of charge, through SIL which has helped me get around much better…SIL has been there for me through thick and thin.

Quotation Mark

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