ABOUT US

ABOUT US

The Lynchburg Area Center for Independent Living (LACIL) has been bringing smiles to people with disabilities throughout the region since 1998 serving over 7,000 people. LACIL serves persons with all types of disabilities.

As a consumer-directed and private nonprofit charitable organization, LACIL encourages and supports people with disabilities who desire to live happily within their community—empowering them with the services and tools for independence, including:

More importantly, LACIL helps bring people together to make communities a better place to live, promoting self-advocacy

OUR SERVICE MAP

We service Appomattox, Amherst, Bedford and Campbell Counties; City of Lynchburg and Town of Bedford



LACIL’s Mission
To promote a philosophy of Independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self, help, self-determination, equal access, and individual and system advocacy, to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with significant disabilities, into the mainstream of American society.

BOARD MEMBERS

Wendy Sandidge
Chair
CPA - Coley, Eubank & Company PC

Nathaniel Marshall
Vice Chair
Senior Human Resource Specialist, B&W

Kathi Morgan
Treasurer
Branch Manager, First National Bank

Coretta Jones
Secretary
Retired, VA Dept. Behavioral Health and DDS

Michele Marie Iungerich
Communication Marketing Business Consultant

Peggy Martinez
Homemaker / Volunteer / Student

Linda Theisen
Homemaker / Volunteer / Chair, LDDA

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Fundraiser events; helping with set-up operations, marketing fundraiser to the public and participating with teaching crafts and activities