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The Northeast Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living (CIL) opens a Sullivan County office located in the Sullivan County Courthouse building at 245 Muncy Street, Laporte, PA 18626. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 16th at 10 a.m. at the Courthouse on the 2nd floor.

The celebration will praise the CIL’s commitment to the disabled population of the Northern Tier. CIL Executive Director, Timothy J. Moran, will be there to cut the ribbon along with Sullivan County Commissioners Darla M. Bortz, Robert Getz and Wylie S. Norton.

CIL’s services and programs include: information and referral, independent living services, peer mentoring, skills training, ADA technical assistance, attendant care, waiver programs and advocacy. In Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga Counties CIL serve disabled individuals ages 18-59. In all other Northeast Pennsylvania counties CIL serves all persons with disabilities over age 18. Please visit mycil.org for a full list of services and programs.

“It is not only important to the residents of Sullivan County but to all Rural Americans to have access to the services they deserve,” Sullivan County Commissioner, Darla Bortz said. “CIL will serve the needs of some of our most vulnerable citizens between the ages of 18 and 59. Having the CIL in Sullivan County greatly increases the access for residents.”

The Northeast Pennsylvania Center for Independent Living is headquartered in Scranton, PA.

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