To empower individuals with disabilities to improve the quality of their lives

Eastern Oregon Center for Independent Living (EOCIL) is a nonprofit community-based resource and advocacy center that promotes independent living and equal access for all persons with disabilities. Based in Ontario, Oregon, with a second office in Pendleton, it serves consumers in 13 central and eastern Oregon counties: Baker, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco and Wheeler. EOCIL operates from a philosophy of consumer control, peer models and self-advocacy.

1. www.eocil.org