Seeking advocates for 2018 Consumer Advisory Council

Are you interested in empowering and advocating  for all people with disabilities?  Join us for an introductory meeting on Tuesday, March 6 from 10:30AM to 12Noon.  Learn more here.
Are you an Amazon shopper? 

All Amazon customers can support CILO each time they shop. Log on to  using your regular Amazon credentials and select Independent Living Options, Inc, (make sure it says Cincinnati).Once signed up 0.5% of each of your qualifying purchases through will come directly to CILO.
Adopt A Pig to support CILO!

Each $5 pig purchased gives back $5 to CILO to support our YOLO Summer Program for youth with disabilities. Tickets are available at CILO or online. View the flyer here!

Wheelchairs still available

CILO has a few brand new manual wheelchairs still available at no cost for persons who are in need of mobility assistance and are unable to acquire a wheelchair due to limited resources. Chairs have vinyl seats measuring 18" wide and 16" deep. To find out if you or someone you know may be eligible for one of the chairs, please email us.

Career Opportunity with CILO
Support Services Specialist

Assist CILO's Permanent Housing Coordinator in administering the Permanent Supportive Housing program designed to assist homeless individuals/families with disabilities secure long-term housing and financial stability. Provide employment supports, including: workshops, resume building, time management, budgeting etc. Assist consumers within the Permanent Housing Program to find, apply, and maintain employment. Learn more here.

Coming March 1: Everything you need to know about our YOLO Summer Program 

Be sure to check our March newsletter for program details and the participant application for our YOLO Summer Program for transitional age youth with disabilities. Questions?  Email us!

CILO to be recognized by HOME

CILO is delighted to be selected as one of the Five Champions for Five Decades of Fair Housing by Housing Opportunities Made Equal. CILO will be honored for our significant role in advancing fair housing for people with disabilities at HOME's 50th anniversary celebration on Thursday, April 19. More information .
2018 Consumer Protection Forum 

Local experts will educate Medicare beneficiaries, the community, caregivers, professionals and others about consumer protection, and fraud in the health insurance programs of Medicare and Medicaid. Registration required. Learn more here .
Web Series: Accessible Technology

A new three-part web series called "How I See It" focusing on how accessible technology can help people with and without disabilities in their everyday lives. Hosted by advocate Robert Shuemak, each 10 minute episode features new guests.
View the first in the series here.

Public Transit Survey
Cincinnati Metro - Riders and Non-Riders are invited to participate.

The Humans Service Chamber of Hamilton County invites you to participate in a simple yet comprehensive survey regarding fare increases, a sales tax levy, and bus system changes in 2018. Click here to take the online survey. Paper surveys are available by request.
Congratulations to our staff celebrating anniversaries in January and February:

Jymi Bolden - 11 years
Director, Art Beyond Boundaries 

Amanda Hardcorn - 7 years
KY Personal Care Assistance Program Coordinator

Debbie Moorehous - 4 years
Development Director
In most cases, CILO will be closed when Cincinnati Public Schools close due to inclement weather. Please call our office on those wintry days to make sure we are open before coming to class, attending a group, or if you have an appointment!

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