Services

Male client in wheelchair and male caseworker sitting at desk, doing 'high-five.' Smiling.

For over 43 years the ILCSC has been assisting People with Disabilities of all ages, including Youth, Older Adults, and Veterans, to gain the skills they need to reach new levels of independence in life through the ILCSC program of services.

SUPPORT AND RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

We serve Persons with Disabilities of all ages, and all disabilities, including:
* Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
* Stroke
* Cancer
* Autism
* Visual Impairments
* Arthritis
* Loss of Hearing
* Mental Illness
* Physical Impairments

– ILCSC services are in coordination with the following organizations:

  • State Department of Rehabilitation;
  • Other Federal, State, County, and City organizations.

VAN NUYS SERVICE OFFICE – 818.988.9525
Providing the following services:

  • Advocacy
  • Cross Disability Peer Support
  • Housing Assistance
  • Personal Assistants Resources
  • Emergency Services
  • Information & Referral
Female client in wheelchair and male caseworker sitting at desk with laptops, doing 'high-five.'
Our Service Centers Assist You in Developing A Service Plan…Your Personal Path to Independence!

LANCASTER SERVICE OFFICE/TRAINING CENTER – 661.942.9726
Providing the following services:

  • Independent Living Skills Training (ILS)
  • Job Preparation
  • Youth Services
  • Assistive Technology Resources
  • Housing Referrals
  • Advocacy
  • Cross-Disability Peer Support
  • Personal Assistant Referrals
  • Emergency Services
  • Referrals in the Community
Senior lady with disability driving a mobility scooter on sidewalk by country style house and greenery.
Assistive Technology Resources

TRAINING HOUSE PROGRAM IMMERSION SERVICES

Training House classes are designed to empower clients. Vocational goals are a priority, however all of our classes encourage socialization skills, proper behavior in and out of the workplace, self-advocacy, and other skills which are helpful in becoming more independent in every aspect of the person’s life.

Two senior men walking together, talking, one using a cane and the other a walker.
Socialization Skills
Senior lady in wheelchair, using a notebook computer.
Functional Computer Skills Training
Senior lady wearing an apron, washing vegetables at kitchen sink.
Homemaker Classes / Independent Living Skills Training

Training House Services:

  • Vocational Training / Job Preparation Classes
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Functional Computer Skills
  • Art & Support Groups
  • Transportation
  • Horticulture Classes
Young man sitting in wheelchair, using a notebook computer at a desk.
Pre-Employment Preparation

Job Placement / Job Coaching Services:

Providing pre-employment preparation and Job Placement assistance services, utilizing an extensive employer network throughout the ILCSC service area. Eligibility through referral from the Department of Rehabilitation required.

  • Job Placement Program
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Club

Youth Transitions:

Services to assist in transitioning from school to community.

California Community Transitions (CCT):

Assisting Medi-Cal beneficiaries, who have continuously resided in a health care facility for at least three months, to successfully transition to a community living arrangement. The ILCSC is a Lead Organization (LO) in the CCT Project.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI):

Providing services for persons with TBI, outreach, and community education.

SYSTEMS ADVOCACY

Efforts to affect needed changes in the system, through a partnership with the client and the community.

The ILCSC Community Advisory has determined the following issues for 2019 – 2020:

  • Affordable, Accessible Housing
  • Transportation
  • Access to Services & Healthcare
Picture of brown notebook with title, 'The Americans With Disabilities Act." Dark brown wood and gold gavel lying on top of the notebook. Pair of glasses lying above the book.
Systems Advocacy & Training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Other State & Local Disability Rights Laws

ILCSC TRAINING WORKSHOPS AND INFORMATION AVAILABLE

ILCSC ADA Training Workshop. Staff Trainer speaking behind long table, and audience sitting in chairs. Slideshow projected on wall behind the Trainer.
  • Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act – Employment
  • Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act – State & Local Government
  • Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act – Public Accommodations
  • The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988
  • Transportation
  • Disability Rights Overview
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)
  • Service Animals/Emotional Support Animals
Senior man in wheelchair, smiling. Black Labrador service dog standing, with his head on man's lap, as he pets him.
Training on Service Animal Laws & Regulations / Emotional Support Animals

For a training schedule and availability of
in-service training, please call 818.785.6934


FREE MOBILE PHONE AND SERVICE (or discounted plans) TO ILCSC CLIENTS WHO QUALIFY:

If you are a client of the ILCSC, and meet the following criteria, you may be eligible for a free mobile phone and service through California Lifeline. (One per household)

You must be a participant in one of the following programs to be eligible for Lifeline credits:

  • Medicaid/Medi-Cal
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8
  • CalFresh, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSL)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Tribal TANF
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservation

    OR

  • Household Income MUST be at or below 150% of the National Poverty Level


    For More Information Call:

    ILCSC Van Nuys Service Office
    (818) 988-9525

    ILCSC Lancaster Service Office/Training Center
    (661) 942-9726

ILCSC Van Nuys Service Office – 14354 Haynes Street, Van Nuys, CA 91401 (above)

ILCSC Lancaster Office – 606 East Avenue K4, Lancaster, CA 93535 (above)

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