The State Plan for Independent Living

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The State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) is a three-year plan for the provision of independent living services in New Mexico. The New Mexico State Independent Living Council (NMSILC) helps develop, implement, monitor, and review the SPIL.

The SPIL is the basis for State operation and administration of the program and provisions of the SPIL are consistent with State law.

The SPIL ensures the existence of appropriate planning, financial support and coordination, and other assistance to appropriate address the needs in the State for:

  • The provision of State independent living services
  • The development and support of a statewide network of centers for independent living
  • Working relationships between programs providing independent living services and independent living centers, the vocational rehabilitation program established under title I, and other programs providing services for individuals with disabilities

Download Public Hearing Presentation

The New Mexico Statewide Independent Living Council will hold a series of public hearings in the fall and winter of 2015-2016 to receive comments on proposed changes to the State Plan for Independent Living. Familiarize yourself with the presentation in preparation for making comments. The deadline for public comment for the State Plan for Independent Living is February 15, 2016.