WESTCHESTER INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER INC
10 COUNTY CENTER ROAD, WHITE PLAINS, NY 10607 www.wilc.org

Total Revenue
$3,561,360
Total Expenses
$3,525,139
Net Assets
$398,624

Organizations Filed Purposes: WESTCHESTER INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER ("THE CENTER") IS THE LEADING COMMUNITY ADVOCATE, DEDICATED TO IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILIITIES BY PROMOTING INDIVIDUAL SELF DETERMINATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS, SOCIETAL CHANGE AND FULL ACCESS AND PARTICIPATION IN OUR COMMUNITY.

THE INDEPENDENT LIVING (IL) SERVICES ARE CORE SERVICES OF WILC THAT ARE GEARED TOWARDS PROMOTING SELF HELP, EQUAL ACCESS, PERSONAL GROWTH AND EMPOWERMENT. IL SERVICES INCLUDE: INFORMATION AND REFERRAL, BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS ADVISEMENT, PEER ADVISEMENT, DEAF SERVICES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS. THE INDEPENDENT LIVING TEAM WORKS WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO MUTUALLY EXPLORE THEIR INDEPENDENT LIVING NEEDS AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO HELP THEM ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS AND OBJECTIVES. PEER ADVISORS SERVE AS GUIDES TO OFFER EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AND PRACTICAL ADVICE ON DISABILITY RELATED ISSUES AND CONCERNS WHILE THE INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPS THEIR GOALS. THEY MEET ON AN INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP BASIS TO HELP FACILITATE THE TRANSITION BACK INTO THE COMMUNITY. THE CENTER PROVIDES TRAINING FOR EVERYDAY LIFE SKILLS SUCH AS ARRANGING FOR TRANSPORTATION, JOB SEEKING, MONEY MANAGEMENT, WHEEL CHAIR MAINTENANCE AND ACCESSING TECHNOLOGY. NY CONNECTS IS A LOCALLY BASED "NO WRONG DOOR" SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES ONE STOP ACCESS TO FREE OBJECTIVE, COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES NEEDING LONG TERM CARE SERVICES AND SUPPORT. OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM ASSISTS INDIVIDUALS RESIDING IN NURSING HOMES AND HEALTH HOME FACILITIES TO HAVE A BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE.

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY PROGRAM PROVIDES INFORMATION, REFERRAL AND SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE CENTER ASSISTS IN RELOCATING PEOPLE FROM OUT-OF-STATE FACILITIES TO COMMUNITY-BASED RESIDENTIAL AND DAY PROGRAMS AND HELP INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY RESIDING IN NURSING HOMES, PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES OR IN THEIR FAMILY HOMES TO BE RE-SITUATED INTO MORE APPROPRIATE COMMUNITY SETTINGS. THE NURSING HOME TRANSITION AND DIVERSION PROGRAM IDENTIFIES, ASSESSES AND PLANS THE TRANSITION OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS WHO ARE EAGER TO AND CAPABLE OF RETURNING TO COMMUNITY LIVING SETTINGS OF THEIR CHOOSING AND ASSIST IN THE DIVERSION OF PERSONS AT RISK OF BEING PLACED IN A SKILLED NURSING FACILITY. MONEY FOLLOWS THE PERSON OPEN DOOR TRANSITION PROJECT GOALS ARE TO IDENTIFY INDIVIDULAS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN MOVING FROM AN INSTITUTIONAL SETTING TO COMMUNITY-BASED SETTING. THE PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT IS TO PROVIDE OBJECTIVE INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE SERVICES SHOULD THEY WANT TO TRANSITION OUT OF A NURSING HOME.

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION READINESS TRAINING PROGRAM IS BASED ON SELF-AWARENESS, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND EMPOWERMENT.ITS CURRICULUM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND SUPPORTS THAT WILL ASSIST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO SUCCESSFULLY ENGAGE THE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROCESS THROUGH CLASSROOM TRAINING AND ONE-ON-ONE PEER MENTORING AND FOLLOW-UP SERVICES.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Joseph BravoEXECUTIVE DI40$143,472
Dylan EmmonsDIRECTOR3.5$0
Lisa RicciDIRECTOR3.5$0
Frank MastrioanniDIRECTOR3.5$0
Rich KellerDIRECTOR3.5$0
Marilyn JohnsonDIRECTOR3.5$0
Jesse SahagunTREASURER3.5$0
Marna SolarshSECRETARY3.5$0
Jennifer JohnsonVICE PRESIDE3.5$0
Shelley KleinPRESIDENT3.5$0

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