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SILC Membership
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SILC Membership Statewide Independent Living Council Louisiana

The Louisiana SILC is currently recruiting committed members to apply for this Council.

Duties include, but are not limited to, attending four quarterly meetings a year and to participate in the implementation of the 2014-2016 Sate Plan throughout the year.

Louisiana SILC Executive Order

The current, available membership seats are as follows:

  • Representative of a Center for Independent Living
  • Parent/gardian of individual with a disability
  • Advocate for individuals with disabilities
  • Representative of a private business

We would be happy to provide you with a packet of information regarding the Council and membership requirements. Please see contact information located below.

Louisiana SILC Membership facts

  • The Council is federally mandated by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and whose purpose is to promote a philosophy of independent living.
  • The Council meets quarterly at various locations throughout Louisiana.
  • The Council is made up of 21 members who are eligible to serve up to two three-year terms.
  • For those traveling out of town to quarterly meetings, travel and mileage are reimbursed by the Council.

Contact Information

Phone: 225-219-9749 (SILC Program Coordinator)

Phone: 225-219-4401 (SILC Administrative Assistant)

Fax: 225-219-7551

Address: Louisiana SILC ATTN: Membership Application, P.O. Box 94095, Baton Rouge, LA 70804 State Police Emergency Information Louisiana Economic Development Louisiana Recovery Authority Department of Social Services