To empower people with disabilities to grow creatively, professionally, and personally; and to educate the community about disability-related issues.

It is the vision of Independent Living Center of Kern County to promote positive change in society leading to the integration and acceptance of persons with disabilities within our community.

ILCKC

  • Has served Kern County for over 35 years

  • Has a board and staff of more than 57% of whom live with a disability

  • Recognizes over 29% of Kern County’s population live with a disability

  • Provides all programs and services free of charge to its consumers

  • Is a nonprofit with 501(c)(3) status

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Consumer Adelia receives first walker from AT Repair and ReUse program

DOJ ADA workshop

Department of Justice workshop held at ILCKC on ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) consumer rights

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ILCKC participates at Annual Disability Capitol Action Day with DO Network

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Assistive Technology Coordinator Luis Ortega assists three consumers during an AT computer class