State Plan For Independent Living
State Plan for Independent Living
Illinois is required to write a new State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) every three years and submit it to the Independent Living Administration (ILA), Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for approval. The SPIL must be jointly developed and submitted by the SILC and Illinois’ 22 Centers for Independent Living (CILs).
The SPIL is a strategic plan that includes Independent Living goals and objectives, outreach plans, funding priorities, a Resource Allocation plan (budget), CIL Network information, and collaboration and partnership activities as well as statutory compliance assurances. The SPIL governs all programs and activities funded by Title VII, Part B funds received by the state under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
The SPIL was approved by a majority of the CILs and by the SILC and submitted to ACL in June 2020. It was approval by ACL and is effective from October 1, 2020 until September 30, 2023.