What is Atlantic Center for Independent Living, Inc.?


Atlantic Center for Independent Living, Inc. is a non-profit center that is committed to empowering Atlantic County residents with disabilities to make their own life choices and to realize their greatest potential as individuals, since 2016.


Atlantic Center for Independent Living, Inc. is a community based center, directed and controlled by persons with disabilities, serving Atlantic County. Our vision is to effectively facilitate empowerment of individuals with disabilities through: education, advocacy, independent living services and coalition building. ACIL promotes diversity and multicultural participation in its operations and services. ACIL promotes peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy. ACIL's services are designed to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities, as well as ensure integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities by opening doors for integrated community living. This is inclusive of youth transitioning into work, post-secondary education and institutionalized individuals transitioning into the community.