Independent Living

We have a page on home modifications that details options for making your home more accessible and sources of funding.


The South Carolina Independent Living Council

136 Stonemark Lane Suite 100
Columbia, SC  29210

Toll-free (V/TTY): 1-800-994-4322

The SC Independent Living Council (SCILC) is non-profit organization that has a Governor appointed Council consisting of 21 members representing cross-disabilities throughout the State of South Carolina. The Council promotes the independent living philosophy. We have a document with more extensive information on the Independent Living Council for download (Word)

Independent Living Centers in South Carolina

Able South Carolina, Inc.

Kimberly Tissot
Executive Director

136 Stonemark Lane, Suite 100
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 779-5121 ext. 124
TTY: (803) 779-0949
FAX: (803) 779-5114
Serving counties of: Saluda, Lexington,Calhoun, Sumter, Lee, Fairfield, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Clarendon, Kershaw    

Able South Carolina (Satellite)

Kathleen Tracy
330 Pelham Road, Suite 102-B
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 235-1421 ext. 102
TTY: (864) 235-8798
FAX: (864) 235-2056
Serving counties of: Oconee, Anderson, Cherokee, and Chester, Pickens, Abbeville, Laurens, Spartanburg, Greenwood, Greenville, Union, York


Julia Martinelli

7944 Dorchester Road, Suite 5
North Charleston, SC 29418
(843) 225-5080
TTY: (866) 874-7730
FAX: (843) 225-5082
Serving counties of: Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Williamsburg, and Orangeburg

Walton Options for Independent Living (Satellite)

Tiffany Johnston
514 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
(803) 279-9611
TTY: (803) 279-9611
FAX: (803) 279-9135
Serving counties of: McCormick, Edgefield, Aiken, and Barnwell

Other Resources

Home Modifications to Promote Independent Living

Home Remodeling for People with Disabilities: What You Need to Know

USC Supported Community Living Initiative Resource Manuals

Resources for Housing, Utilities Assistance Programs, Federal State Community Resources, Emergency Assistance, Legal Services, Employment, Self-Advocacy Informational Resources, Independent Living, Recreation/Transportation, Medical Assistance Supplies, Assistive Technology and Self-Advocacy Groups.
Website: Supported Community Living Initiative manual list

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