Technical Assistance for SILCs

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

  • 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, contact Paula McElwee, IL-NET T&TA Center Director for Technical Assistance at or 559-250-3082 (Pacific Time).
  • ILRU offers peer group technical assistance discussions at 3:00 PM ET for:
    • Training and Technical Assistance for the State Plan for Independent Living - First Thursday of each month
    • New CIL and SILC Staff - Second Wednesday of each month
    • Designated State Entities (DSEs) - quarterly

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