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Welcome to Our Center for Independent Living

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living (TRCIL) is a non-residential, non-profit, community-based human service organization.  Our purpose is to assist people with disabilities to lead self-directed and productive lives within the community.  TRCIL is a Center for Independent Living (CIL), as defined from Section 702 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.  To learn more about our Center, watch Beyond Boundaries: An OnQ Series.

Our Mission:

To empower people with disabilities to enjoy self-directed, personally meaningful lives by providing outstanding consumer-controlled services and by advocating for effective community change.

Our Vision:

A world in which all physical, attitudinal, communication and systems barriers are eliminated and people with disabilities have equal opportunities and the right to full participation in society.

Click Here to Read about the Americans with Disabilities Act




Save This Date!

Disability Pride Dinner

Fundraising Gala

For more information click here!


 Share Your Experiences

A group of graduate students from Carnegie Mellon’s Heinz College are working on a web resource that shares wheelchair accessibility information about the city of Pittsburgh.  They are interviewing individuals using wheelchairs or those who assist them to find out more about experiences they have had in the city, and what information would be most useful to share  They want to hear from you to make sure that they’re addressing the real issues, and creating the most useful resource possible.  Email, call, or text Robert Saul to set up either a phone interview or an in-person interview at Mobile: 520-232-4747 or



Adults on Act 150 Waiting List Must Take Action to Begin Enrollment

The Pennsylvania Office of Long Term Living (OLTL) has begun mailing notices to some adults, ages 18-59, with physical disabilities who applied for home and community based services and were placed on the waiting list for the Act 150 program.
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Do You Use A Manual Wheelchair?

2 Current Research Studies:

Free-Living Physical Activity Assessment of Wheelchair Users Using Off-the-Shelf Activity Monitors

You may be eligible if you’re a manual wheelchair user.  To help improve physical activity measurement in manual wheelchair users and provide a potential tool to measure their physical activity levels.  Participants completing the study will receive $125.  For more information  Click here

PathLock In Home Trial – Part 1

If you want to see if you are eligible for this study and to find out more information, please click here!  Participants are paid $125 upon completion.

Computer Resources

Computer Lab Now Open

Monday through Friday 10am – 4pm

Room 104 – No Appointment Needed

Use the lab for checking your e-mail, surfing the web, job searching, etc.


Look for Upcoming Computer Skills Classes

Topics will include Computer Basics, Email, Microsoft Word, Social Media, and Internet Basics.

For more information please call Cindy Williams at 412-371-7700 x 136



TRCIL’s United Way Contribution Number is 1304