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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.

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Please join us Saturday, October 3, 2020 – starts 5:00pm
Located at the exclusive Meadow Club in Fairfax

Master of Ceremonies – State Senator, Mike McGuire

Wine & Spirits Tasting – Seafood Bar – Silent & Live Auction – Dinner – Dancing – Cigar Lounge

Original Painting by Donna Loftus

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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.

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Success Stories

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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

Graphic of art deco design inspired by the 1920s with a photo of classic cars. POSTPONED. Marin CIL Auxiliary Board Presents: Roaring Into The 20's on Saturday, May 16 at 5:30pm. Cocktails, dinner, and live auction; enjoy a private viewing of a premier car collection spanning 100 years. Dress in Roaring 20s attire; black tie is optional.
Graphic of your Marin Center for Independent Living invitation to Sip, Shop, Socialize: A Ladies' Boutique, Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Meadow Club (featuring Trina Turk). Sold Out. Postponed, stay tuned. Please contact Kathleen Woodcock if you have questions: (415) 459-6245 or kathleen@marincil.org. Event sponsored by Isobel Wiener Sotheby's, Certified Parking Attendants, Prandi Property Management, and International Orange.

Opportunity Village Marin

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2019 Impact Report

Read the OVM Impact Report
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