CRCIL Building

WELCOME

​ Palestine Resource Center for Independent Living

We are a consumer-controlled, cross-disability organization.  

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To receive a reminder call about a certain support group, event, or workshop please give us a call

936-544-2811

Office Hours 

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Monday - Thursday 

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

    CRCIL

    Centers for Independent Living (CIL) are unique in that they operate according to a strict philosophy of consumer control, wherein people with all types of disabilities directly govern and staff the organization. 

    What is a Center for Independent Living?
    What is the Independent Living Philosophy?
     
    Independent Living is a philosophy and a movement of people with disabilities who strive for self-determination, equal opportunities and self-respect. They want the same choices and opportunities in their everyday lives as those without disabilities. They are experts in their own needs. A disability is only part of who they are. They are capable people who find creative ways to overcome barriers. Although people with disabilities are learning to accept and understand their own limitations; they choose to focus on their strengths and want their non-disabled neighbors to do the same.
    Disability Sensitivity 
    Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

    OUR STAFF

    Sara Minton, Executie Director

    SARA MINTON

    Executive Director

    Mary Killough, Chief Financial Officer

    MARY KILLOUGH

    Chief Financial Officer

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    SUSAN DORSEY

    Deputy Director

    Misty Streetman, Independent Living Specialist

    MISTY STREETMAN

    Executive Administrative Assistant/Accounting Officer

    Cathy Newsome, Outreach and Program Coordinator

    CATHY NEWSOME

    Program and Outreach Coordinator

    Karen Johnson, Office Coordinator

    KAREN NORMAN

    Office Coordinator/IL Coordinator

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    DOTTIE ENANS

    Outreach Specialist

    Karen Arvizu, Home By Choice Relocation Specialist

    KAREN ARVIZU

    Home By Choice

    Relocation Specialist

    April Brazzil, Independent Living Services Program

    APRIL BRAZZIL

    Independent Living Services Program

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    KELLY MARTIN

    Independent Living Services Program

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    SHARLENE JOHNSON

    Independent Living Services Program

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    EVELIA KERBY

    Independent Living Services Program

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    JAIMEE STREETMAN

    Receptionist