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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.

Read about the Americans with Disabilities Act


Join us for the 24th Anniversary


To commemorate and protect the

Americans with Disabilities Act


Downtown Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Courtyard, 436 Grant St. (ACCESS drop off at Forbes Ave. Entrance)


Friday July 25th, 2014

11 am – 2 pm

Featuring Speakers & light refreshments

The ADA continues to be a catalyst for national dialogue, action, and change, and as such, it remains a living historic document that must never become stagnant, forgotten or ignored.  Hear from local representatives of the disability community on how far we’ve come as well as the challenges which lie ahead.




Learn new recipes

Learn to make recipes healthier

See adaptive cooking tools

Learn to eat healthier in a budget

First Class: Tuesday,  May 20th

Second: Tuesday,  June 17th

Third: Tuesday.  July 15th

Fourth: Tuesday,  August 19th

11am—12:30 pm

TRCIL’s Main Dining Room

900 Rebecca Ave. Pittsburgh, PA  15221

Attend Any or All !!

Class is limited to first 10 people who call 412-371-7700 ext. 136 or 412-371-6230 tty

Reasonable accommodations provided upon request

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TRCIL’s United Way Contribution Number is 1304.

Highmark Walk

Computer Classes in Pittsburgh Office!

Computer Skills Classes begin June 10th 2014 from 11am-1pm.

Additional Classes will follow on 6-24-14, 7-8-14, and 7-22-14

Learn and practice new skills.  Topics include Computer Basics, Email, Microsoft Word, Social Media, and Internet Basics. For more information or to sign up  please call Cindy Williams at 412-371-7700 x 136

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Living Well With A Disability

For up-to-date information on the Living Well With A Disability program, “like” the Facebook page to become a fan.  Share your secrets to “living well” and hear what others have to say!  Read current information from the Centers for Independent Living across Pennsylvania who offer Living Well With A Disability as a resource to their consumers and other people with disabilities in their communities.  Get the latest activities and announcements on ways to “live well”!