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Education, Empowerment, and Equality for People with Disabilities

Upcoming Events


are Always Welcome!


Volunteers offer a vital service to Independent Living; whether they come in regularly or help out at special events. We are grateful for the assistance of our community members who take time to lend their talents and abilities to our mission.


Independent Living is designed by people with disabilities for people with disabilities. If you would like the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities in your community, please call Heather Mattiuzzo, Community Events and Outreach Coordinator Community Engagement, at (716) 836-0822 ext. 146 or email at hmattiuzzo@wnyil.org

4th Annual Night for Independence Gala

Saturday, May 20, 2017

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens

 37th Annual Meeting

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Buffalo Niagara Marriott

Olmstead Day (ILNC) Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hyde Park, Niagara Falls, NY

Disability Pride

Parade & Festival

Saturday, July 22, 2017

12th Annual Bass Fishing Derby

Sunday, August 6, 2017

6:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

BBQ to follow 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY

3108 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214  (716) 836-0822 (Voice/TDD)  (716) 835-3967 (Fax)