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, 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:
    • SILC staff and members (called SILCSpeak) - First Thursday of each month
    • Designated State Entities (DSEs) - scheduled quarterly

Visit the IL-NET T&TA Center Technical Assistance Blog