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The Montana Independent Living Project, Inc. (mILp) is a non-profit agency promoting independence for people living with disabilities who are residing in the state of Montana. We advocate for equal access and opportunities for all. mILp works to assist consumers to live and work as independently as they desire. This includes, but is not limited to, having access to the necessary services that promote a quality of life within one's own residence and community. mILp, an independent living center funded by the Centers for Independent Living Program, provides the following core independent living services:
mILp maintains an information and referral database so we may best provide information to individuals and families. If we do not have the information you are looking for, we will find it or connect you with someone who can. I&Rs may include:
What is IL? At its core, IL simply means having equal access to the same opportunities as the rest of society and as specified by the ADA. mILp’s professional staff of IL Specialists provides people living with disabilities with instruction and training to assist in living independently. mILp offers the following IL skills training:
The purpose of Peer Support is to match individuals with similar disabilities to empower each other through encouragement and support. This service assists individuals adapting to life with a disability or transitioning through different life stages. mILp also encourages individuals to seek out new opportunities.
mILp works in the community to make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities by removing barriers and focusing efforts on accessibility to public services, education, and benefits. As an IL Center, we are at the forefront of advocating for access, choice, and self-determination for individuals with disabilities. mILp can help advocate for the rights of individuals living with any type of disability on both an individual and a systems level.
mILp provides options for people living with disabilities and/or those who are aging to move from a nursing facility to a quality community setting that meets their needs and desires. The objectives of mILp transition services are:
mILp also assists youth on an Individualized Education Program (IEP) program that are transitioning from secondary education to postsecondary life.
In keeping with keeping with precautionary measures in response to COVID-19, all other events has been canceled until further notice.More Details