• GOLF & GAMES TOURNAMENT

    COMING SOON ... Join Us at our 12th Annual Golf and Games Tournament.

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  • ILA PROGRAMS

    At ILA, our programs consistently receive praise from our Individuals, their families, and regulatory agencies.

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  • HOME-INSPIRED ENVIRONMENTS

    All of our houses are designed to complement the surrounding community. When entering our residences, you will find a well-appointed kitchen, dining facilities, bedrooms and recreational areas. Our round-the-clock maintenance staff and professional landscapers keep our homes in peak condition.

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  • CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

    Navigating under the umbrella of ILA is ILA's Case Management Services (ILA CMS). ILA CMS' superior personalized service coordination is designed to walk Individuals and their families through the health care system, which can be confusing and challenging to many.

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  • Community Habilitation

    Our Community Habilitation Program provides skill-development to Individuals at all levels. The program is offered in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island Monday through Friday.

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Services

Over 25 individually crafted programs

Community Habilitation

Support staff meet with Individuals at their respective homes and accompanies them to and from each activity. Pre-vocational training is provided at a number of volunteer sites to prepare program participants for possible employment, while giving them a strong sense of accomplishment.

Residential Services

All of our houses are designed to complement the surrounding community. When entering our residences, you will find a well-appointed kitchen, dining facilities, bedrooms and recreational areas. Our round-the-clock maintenance staff and professional landscapers keep our homes in peak condition.

Day Habilitation

At ILA we offer day habilitation services to enable our Individuals to spend time in the community. From trips to the movies to walks in the park and time at a museum or a local restaurant, we encourage our Individuals to make the most of what New York City has to offer!

Care Coordination

Navigating under the umbrella of ILA is ILA's Case Management Services (ILA CMS). ILA CMS' superior personalized service coordination is designed to walk Individuals and their families through the health care system, which can be confusing and challenging to many.

Our Mission

We provide first-class care in first-class accommodations to Individuals with developmental disabilities. We teach independence, promote community integration, and offer support and counseling for Individuals and their families.

Latest News

Individual Blooms at Brooklyn Day Hab

For the past three years, Sully E., a participant in ILA’s Day Hab Without Walls Program in Brooklyn, has developed his employment skills at David Shannon Florist and Nursery in Windsor Terrace. He shows up to work each week, assisting with a variety of tasks such as watering plants, transporting floral arrangements, sweeping the floor… [Continue reading] Individual Blooms at Brooklyn Day Hab

Meet Fergie and Coulton

Since February 28, 2018, ILA’s 226th Street residence has been receiving visits from Fergie and Coulton, adorable therapy dogs. The engagement of the therapeutic service was the brainchild of Lily Smollens, an Individual residing at 226th Street. Residence staff say the new service has been a huge success. “One of our Individuals said that the… [Continue reading] Meet Fergie and Coulton

Three New Places to Call Home

ILA recently relocated Individuals from our West 48th Street residence to three new homes in Brooklyn: Tilden Avenue, East 102nd Street and East 91st Street. “Six of the ten Individuals had been living at West 48th Street since the Manhattan residence opened in 1993, making the move particularly significant,” says ILA Area Coordinator Jonelle Best.… [Continue reading] Three New Places to Call Home

ILA Wins Orion Fleet Intelligence Excellence in Fleet Safety Award!

Congratulations to Independent Living Association, Inc. on being awarded the Orion Fleet Intelligence EXCELLENCE in Fleet Safety Award for 2017! In recognition of ILA’s continued commitment to fleet safety, ILA has been presented with the 2017 Orion Fleet Intelligence Excellence in Fleet Safety Award. Orion Fleet Intelligence, the leader in products and services to help… [Continue reading] ILA Wins Orion Fleet Intelligence Excellence in Fleet Safety Award!