Technical Assistance for CILs

ILRU's IL-NET National Training and Technical Assistance Center for Independent Living provides timely and responsive technical assistance (TA) to centers for independent living (CILs).

  • For general questions about finding resources or trainings or being added to our email lists to receive updates on upcoming training activities, please contact ILRU at or at 713-520-0232.
  • For more specific questions related to the needs of your organization or improving operational excellence, attend Technical Assistance Office Hours with Paula - Third Thursday of each month from 12pm to 2pm Eastern. For more immediate assistance, contact the IL-NET Director of Technical Assistance, Paula McElwee at or 559-250-3082 (Pacific Time).   
  • ILRU offers peer group technical assistance discussions at 3pm Eastern for: 
    • Executive Directors - Second Monday of each month
    • Assistant Directors, Program Managers, or Middle Managers - Second Tuesday of each month
    • CIL Financial Managers - scheduled quarterly 

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