Join Us for Our New “Peer Hour”!

Coming on Monday, November 29th is our new virtual peer group, The Peer Hour! Via Zoom or phone at 2pm, all are welcome to attend this one-hour peer group for people who have disabilities! This is a chance to share things happening in your life with our certified Peer Supporter staff members and others from … Continue reading

We’re preparing for more than just turkey & tofu…

…because after Thanksgiving, comes Giving Tuesday! November 30th is Giving Tuesday You can help support our mission! We’ve made donating easier than ever, by partnering with GAgives for Giving Tuesday. You don’t have to wait until Nov. 30th, either! By clicking the button below, you can donate now. Each and every donation goes towards increasing … Continue reading

Access Collaborative, December 2021

You are cordially invited to the December meeting of The (Virtual) Access Collaborative For this session we will be hearing from Stacey Valrie Peace, Esq. State ADA Coordinator, GA State Financing & Investment Commission    Wednesday, December 1, 2021     2 p. m. – 4 p. m. Where: Online via Zoom. Please contact Christina Holtzclaw … Continue reading

Access Collaborative, November 2021

You are cordially invited to the November meeting of The (Virtual) Access Collaborative For this session we will be hearing from Devon Goddard Smyth Executive Director, William Davies Homeless Shelters, Inc.    Wednesday, November 3, 2021     2 p. m. – 4 p. m. Where: Online via Zoom. Please contact Christina Holtzclaw at choltzclaw@nwgacil.org or … Continue reading

COVID-19 Peer Call, 10/11/2021

Our Next COVID-19 Peer Support Call We would like to thank all who joined us for our previous COVID-19 Peer Support call. Our next call will be Monday, October 11th, at 2pm. Come join us to share thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our community & people with disabilities, ways to stay connected … Continue reading

NWGA CIL Announces New Assistant Director

Northwest Georgia Center for Independent Living has promoted Kathy Baker to Assistant Director.  NWGA CIL is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering people who have disabilities of all types and of any age in NWGA. The organization provides services and programs and works in partnership with each person with a disability to achieve their chosen … Continue reading

NWGA CIL Announces New Executive Director

After many years of dedicated service as Executive Director, Maia Santamaria is retiring. We are so thankful for her leadership, compassion and tenacity for the Independent Living movement and executing our mission in NW Georgia. And now, NWGA Center for Independent Living (NWGA CIL) has named Christina Holtzclaw as Executive Director. Holtzclaw started with the … Continue reading

COVID-19 Peer Call, 9/27/2021

Our Next COVID-19 Peer Support Call We would like to thank all who joined us for our previous COVID-19 Peer Support call. Our next call will be Monday, September 27th, at 2pm. Come join us to share thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our community & people with disabilities, ways to stay connected … Continue reading

Access Collaborative, October 2021

You are cordially invited to the October meeting of The (Virtual) Access Collaborative For this session we will be hearing about the Elderly Legal Assistance Program, presented by Angelina Vaquera-Linke Paralegal, Georgia Legal Services Program    Wednesday, October 6, 2021     2 p. m. – 4 p. m. Where: Online via Zoom. Please contact Christina … Continue reading