Welcome to the Home Modification Program managed by INCIL

Transforming Homes, Enabling Independence
At the Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living (INCIL), we believe in a future where every individual, regardless of disability, has the freedom and support to lead independent, fulfilling lives. Our mission drives us toward this vision every day, we are pleased to support the Home Modification Program, funded by the State of Illinois.

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What Is Covered?

Unlocking Home Improvement at No Cost

For the first time, funds are available for improvements that make private homes and rental properties more accessible. Whether you own your home or rent with your landlord’s permission, if you or a household member has a documented disability, you may be eligible for this program.

Exterior Ramp Installation

Ensure safe and accessible entry and exit points for your home.

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Interior Home Modification

Adjust your living space to meet your needs for accessibility and independence.

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Various Home Improvement

Get updates to your home for a safe living environment.

Consumer Eligibility & Application

Who Can Apply?

  • Reside in Illinois, whether you own your home or rent (with landlord’s approval).
  • Have a person with a documented disability living in the household.
  • Meet the maximum income requirement.

How to Apply:

Ready to make your home more accessible? Complete the intake form and your local Center for Independent Living will reach out to guide you through the next steps.

Contractors

Are you a skilled contractor or tradesperson? Help us make homes more accessible for Illinois residents with disabilities. The Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living is seeking professionals like you to participate in our Home Modification Program. Complete the interest form below.

A Word from Our Executive Director

“We are deeply committed to facilitating independence and enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities. This program is more than just about modifying homes; it’s about transforming lives by breaking down the physical barriers that prevent many from living independently. With the support of the State of Illinois and our network of centers for independent living that covers all 102 counties, we are taking significant steps toward creating a more inclusive and accessible world for everyone.” 

John S. Herring, Sr.

About INCIL

The Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living stands as a beacon of hope and advocacy for the disability community. As a united network and leading resource, we empower Centers for Independent Living across the state, ensuring they have the tools and support needed to champion the rights and independence of people with disabilities.

We’re more than just a program or a network; we’re a community dedicated to making real, lasting change. Join us on this journey toward a more accessible, inclusive Illinois. 

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