The Center for Independent Living of Broward (CILB) provides advocacy for people with disabilities before public and private agencies, local, state, and national public officials; and other community based organizations.
We encourage and support consumers to become a self-advocate, a skill critical to independence. Becoming a self-advocate starts with knowing your rights. Consumers learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Housing Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and various other civil laws as appropriate. CILB also assist consumers strengthen their advocacy skills through communication, written materials, and face-to-face meetings.