Services for Independent Living

Established in 1980, Services for Independent Living, Inc., is a nonprofit independent living center providing services and advocacy for persons with disabilities in Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Lorain counties.

The goal of SIL is to ensure that people with disabilities have the same opportunities and choices available to others in areas such as public access, education, employment, housing, transportation and recreation.


  • Advocating for the rights of people with disabilities by influencing public policy on local, state and national legislative issues.
  • Assisting individuals with disabilities or family members to become self-advocates through one-on-one or group training sessions.

ADA/Accessibility Services

  • Program and Facility Evaluations: Providing consultation and customized workshops on the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) as well as accessibility evaluations of facilities and programs to ensure compliance with the ADA.
  • Disability Awareness Training Workshops: Offering an opportunity to gain a better understanding of people with disabilities and disability related issues.
  • TTY Training: Providing training on how to handle TTY calls promptly and effectively.

Information and Referral

  • Providing up-to-date information on adaptive equipment, transportation, accessible housing and other issues, as well as assisting individuals to access resources.

Peer Support Program

Individual Peer Support Services: Providing consulting and support services

Provider Information
Shannon Monyak, Executive Director
216.731.1529 ext. 301
26250 Euclid Avenue Suite 801,Euclid,OH