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For over 43 years the ILCSC has been assisting People with Disabilities of all ages to gain the skills they need to reach new levels of independence in life through the ILCSC Program of Services.
We serve Persons with Disabilities of all ages (including Youth, Older Adults and Veterans); and all disabilities.
We serve Glendale, Burbank, the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita; Lancaster and Northern Los Angeles County. Virtual classes are available.
You won’t get lost in a system at the ILCSC. We operate in the context of individualism.
We have been providing these services since 1976, we know how to provide the assistance you need.
We helped to write the book on accessibility and know what it takes to overcome barriers.
At the ILCSC, we advocate for clients at multiple levels:
The basic object of systems advocacy is to ensure that people with disabilities gain the same access, quality of life, and independence as the rest of the population.
The advocacy process includes:
Systems advocacy deals with policies in
We work to change policies that affect people with disabilities on a day-to-day basis. Examples of practical policies affecting the way people with disabilities move through the world which have been changed as a direct result of advocacy include:
In addition to advocating for clients, we also teach clients how to advocate for themselves. We make sure they walk away with all the information they need to make their voices heard, whether at the micro or macro level. This information includes:
Teaching communication, socialization skills and vocational training; including job readiness, interviewing and pre-vocational skills.
Information about housing resources in the community.
Providing one-on-one instruction. Evaluating clients to determine their individual needs for adaptable equipment.
Providing pre-employment preparation. Utilizes an extensive employer network throughout the ILCSC service area.
Providing services for persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), outreach and community education.
Guidance in self-advocacy on issues, benefits counseling, landlord/tenant disputes and general/legal referrals.
Assisting clients in successfully transitioning to a community living arrangement.
Building skills and knowledge with interpersonal family, social, financial and interagency services. Bringing increased trust and reducing isolation.
Strengthening the ability of the client to live independently, including classes on meal planning and preparation, money management, mobility and safety in the community and at home, self-care and social skills.
ILCSC is a non-residential agency providing a wide range of services to a growing population of People with Disabilities, including Youth, Older Adults, and Veterans…persons of all ages with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Stroke, Cancer, Autism, Visual Impairments, Arthritis, Loss of Hearing, Mental Illness, and Physical Impairments.v
If you come to us with a need, we are committed to assisting you in meeting that need.
We assist persons with disabilities in reaching their goal of living independently.
How people are treated makes a direct impact upon them and we are dedicated to serving with kindness and dignity.