Empowering people with disabilities to live more independent, productive lives, promoting beneficial policies and community understanding of disability issues.
The North Country Center for Independence is a not-for-profit organization serving people with disabilities, families, and the community on issues and needs related to physical or mental disabilities of any kind. NCCI is governed and staffed mainly by people with disabilities. It is one of 41 Independent Living Centers in New York State, and hundreds of other similar centers in every state and territory in the United States. NCCI serves Clinton and Essex Counties, New York.
NCCI provides disability-related services to: people with disabilities, family members, and individuals, businesses, and organizations interested in disability issues. We serve people of all ages and income levels, and people with any kind of physical or mental disabilities.
NCCI receives Independent Living Center funding from the New York State Education Department. Additional funding comes from other grants and contracts, as well as donations from North Country businesses, organizations, and individuals who support us and the Independent Living philosophy.