Our Erie office is located at 1432 Wilkins Road and as a Center for Independent Living you will always find something exciting happening throughout the week. We have activities such as bingo, cooking and craft classes, self-defense lessons, chair yoga and our always popular Midday Café. You can also utilize our fully accessible fitness center and enjoy our accessible playground. For a complete list of our activities, check out our monthly calendar.
For more information regarding the programs and services we provide, feel free to give us a call at 814-874-0064.
Our Washington office is located at 42 West Maiden St, Washington, PA. This newly-renovated building is the former historic YWCA building in downtown Washington– now an office for both Voices for Independence and TRPIL (Transitional Paths to Independent Living). TRPIL provides the 5 core CIL services out of this Washington office, with Voices for Independence covering all others.
For more information on what Voices for Independence can do for you, call our Washington office today at (724) 223-5115!
If you live in the Seneca area be sure to stop by our office and say Hello to the staff where they can answer all your questions regarding our programs or services. We are located at 3798 State Route 257.
If you’re unable to stop but want information, feel free to contact us at (814) 493-8693. You can also email your questions to Lynn at Lhartzell@vficil.org
St. Mary’s Office
Our St. Mary’s office is located at 250 Depot Street inside the bus terminal which allows easy access from the 6 counties we serve in that area. If you reside in Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter counties, stop down and speak with Jill and she can update you on all the services we provide.
You can also email Jill at Jrhoades@vficil.org or give her a call at 814-788-2499.
The purpose of Voices for Independence is to empower people with disabilities, improve the quality, independence, dignity, and control of their lives, as well as to promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and systems advocacy, as well as the integration and full inclusion of individuals with cross disabilities into the mainstream of American society.