Marin CIL is adhering to the Shelter-in-Place ordinance issued by County of Marin's Public Health Department and has transitioned to a virtual office.Click to Learn More
To All Our Funders, Benefactors, and Collaborators.
Without your dedication and generosity, none of what we do could be possible for the community.
Who We Are, What We do
Empowering Our Community to Live Independently
Marin CIL is a community-based non-profit organization that provides services and advocacy for seniors and people with disabilities.
Our Mission is to assist persons with all types of disabilities to achieve their maximum level of sustainable independence as contributing, responsible and equal participants in society.
Nicole Follin's Success Story
“The Marin Center for Independent Living has been a huge comfort!”
When I was 19, I was an honor roll student in my sophomore year of college at Virginia Tech. Without any warning I had a brain hemorrhage that left me in a coma for 3½ weeks. It turns out I had been a "walking time bomb" since birth. I had what is called an arterial venous malformation (AVM) – a cluster of deformed arteries that is a mass of tangled knots. When I was 19, these tangled knots started erupting. The operation that followed removed the cluster and now I have hemi-paralysis. Nothing was broken, but my nerves don't respond on my right side. It is like a stroke… Read more of Nicole's Story
Services & Advocacy
Comprehensive Services to Empower You to Live With Independence
We meet folks where they are at in life and provide the support they need to achieve their goals with:
- Information & Assistance
- Personal Assistant Registry
- Independent Living Skills & Peer Support
- Benefits Navigation
We provide a range of support to individuals who are precariously housed or at-risk of losing their housing:
- Housing Referral & Navigation
- Home Modifications
- Assistive Technology
- Landlord & Tenant Facilitation
- Nursing Home Transition Assistance & Service Coordination
Opportunity Village Marin
2019 Impact Report
This new strategic partnership will provide low-barrier, respite housing for homeless individuals with disabilities who are dealing with complex medical needs.Read the OVM Impact Report