6300 East Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23502
Endependence Center, Inc. (ECI) is a consumer controlled, community-based, cross-disability, non-residential, private, non-profit Center for Independent Living (CIL) operated by and for individuals with disabilities in South Hampton Roads area of Virginia. ECI provides an array of independent living services to individuals with disabilities and to the community. The purposes of ECI are two-fold; to prepare individuals, and to prepare the community for full integration of persons with disabilities into society. These goals are accomplished by: (1) the provision of direct services to individuals with severe disabilities, that result in a greater level of independence and community integration/functioning (2) the provision of services/advocacy in the community that result in a greater awareness of disability issues, physical and programmatic accessibility and systems change.