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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 is:

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 is:

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 more about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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TRCIL’s United Way Contribution Number is 1304.

Computer Lab in Pittsburgh Office!

A computer lab is now available  at TRCIL’s Pittsburgh office, to assist consumers in practicing  basic computer skills. One to one support will be provided on site at the Pittsburgh office in the lab for approved consumers.

For more information or to schedule a training session please call Cindy Williams at 412-371-7700 x 136

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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”!



  • Are you a person with a disability who has successfully achieved independence and is willing to assist others to achieve their own goals?
  • Are you a good listener?
  • Can you act as a role model, sharing your experiences and resources?
  • Can you provide emotional support to people who are struggling with disability-related issues?

If so, become a VOLUNTEER PEER MENTOR.  Training provided.  For more information, call Paula Mullen @ 412.371.7700 ext. 120 or 1.800.633.4588 or TTY 412.371.6230.