Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Northwestern Illinois Center For Independent Living

Address: 412 Locust St, Sterling IL 61081

Phone: (815) 625-7860

Fax: (815) 625-7876


Contact: Ed Mulvaney, Interim Director/Amy Jo Reed


  • Carroll
  • Jo Daviess
  • Lee
  • Ogle
  • Whiteside


Empowering people with disabilities. Dedicated to enhancing the options available to people with disabilities so they may choose and maintain individualized and satisfying life-styles.


Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM Monday-Friday. Services: Advocacy, Peer Counseling, Information and Referral, Independent Living Skills Training, Personal Care Assistance Program, Public Education and Outreach, Accessibility Surveys, Deaf Services, IEP Advocacy. Eligibility: Persons with disabilities, their families, and community in which they live. Our toll free numbers; 1 (888) 886-4245 Voice, or 1 (888) 776-4245 TTY.