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Due to the potential spread of the Corona Virus, all SKIL Offices will be closed to visitors and the general public until further notice.

SKIL staff will continue providing services while the offices are closed. Communication, during this time, will take place through phone, email or fax.
If needing to turn in or receive a hire packet and/or other paperwork, we encourage you to send your information by email to your local SKIL office.
When bringing paperwork to SKIL offices during regular business hours, call that office, and someone will come to the door to assist you.

 Thank You for your patience in these extraordinary times!


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A Memorial Day 2014 message

By Dave Sorrick, Director of Development & Special Projects

MartyandJeannetteAs we interrupt our regular routines to pause and honor those who have gone before us, I wanted to take a moment to remember three SKIL Board Members Emeritus we lost this spring.

Each made unique and pioneering efforts in the history and development of SKIL and deserve their induction into the SKIL Hall of Fame. Earlier this year, in a brief six week span of time, we lost Marty Wooten, Carolyn Freeman, and Darlene Lomax.

Read more: A Memorial Day 2014 message

From NCIL: House, Senate reach deal on workforce development & the future of America’s independent living program

Congratulations, NCIL Advocates! After decades of grassroots advocacy and months of negotiations, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers announced that they have reached a deal to improve the nation’s workforce development system through new legislation, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

The Rehabilitation Act is contained in this bill. Yesterday, we sent you the press release that contained a one page summary of the bill, a section by section description, and the manager’s amendments.

Read more: From NCIL: House, Senate reach deal on workforce development & the future of America’s independent...

From NCIL: Bipartisan, bicameral group announces deal to improve american workforce development system

Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers announced that they have reached a deal to improve the nation’s workforce development system through new legislation, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

The bill, which will now be considered by both the House and Senate, modernizes and improves existing federal workforce development programs, helps workers attain skills for 21st century jobs, and fosters the modern workforce that evolving American businesses rely on to compete.

Read more: From NCIL: Bipartisan, bicameral group announces deal to improve american workforce development...

CMS makes improvements to Medicare drug and health plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued final regulations (CMS-4159-F) for the Medicare Advantage and prescription drug benefit (Part D) programs that continue efforts to curb fraud and abuse and to improve benefits and the quality of care for seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in these programs.

The final rule is projected to save an estimated $1.615 billion over the next 10 years (2015-24).

Read more: CMS makes improvements to Medicare drug and health plans

Disability employment focus group looking for participants

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities is conducting 90-minute telephone focus groups for people with spinal cord injuries and disorders about their work experiences. They want to know how participants found or kept a job, and what experiences they faced when hunting for employment.

If you choose to participate, you could receive $50 Gift Card.

Read more: Disability employment focus group looking for participants