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P.O Box 425
Middletown, DE, 19709


Mon-Fri  8:30-4:30
Sat & Sun Closed

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P.O. Box 425
Middletown, DE, 19709


Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
Sat & Sun Closed

Phone number

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Welcome To The Freedom Center For Independent Living

The Freedom Center is a resource and advocacy center that works to promote dignity, self-determination, independence and full participation in community life for people of any age that experience a disability. We offer a friendly and welcoming environment where anyone (individuals, family members, friends, or professionals) can obtain information specifically related to a disability.

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The Delaware Journal of Public Health (DJPH) has released a new issue: Homelessness, Poverty, and Public Health.
Topics covered include housing for persons with disabilities, an assessment of homelessness in Delaware, the connections between housing and health, and more.

Interested in joining our Board of Directors? …. please link over to our JOIN OUR BOARD page, in our OPPORTUNITIES section for details!


Take action today!

Many Non-Profits like The Freedom Center join in this movement Each Year! 

Join The Freedom Center in support as we will be putting funds we raise towards our Home Modifications and Transitions Programs that allow individuals with disabilities to live independently in the community.


How Can YOU Help?

Click the DONATE button below to take you to our donate page and select GIVING TUESDAY. Help someone maintain their independence while living in the community.  

Our Services

Our Services

How do Independent Living Programs help?

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Information and Referral

Need help finding services for a person with a disability?

Fill out our Information & Referral Form by Clicking Here and following the instructions.

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Independent Living Skills Training

Independent Living Skills Training is designed to assist a person with a disability obtain the skills and knowledge they need to function independently within the community.

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Peer Support

This service provides support for persons with disabilities as they work toward and/or maintain an independent life-style within their community.

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Transition Services

 The Freedom Center focuses on Youth to Adulthood Transition as well as Transition from Nursing Homes to Community based settings. Thus, our consumers live more independent, fulfilling lives.

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The Freedom Center provides two types of advocacy: Self Advocacy and Systems advocacy.

Eligibility for Services

Persons with any type of physical or mental impairment that significantly impacts their ability to live independently in the home and community are eligible for our services. Information and referral services are available to anyone regardless of disability status, including friends and family, the business community, and the general public. Some services do have other eligibility requirements.

FCIL Serves the following Southern
New Castle County Areas:

New Castle
St. Georges
Port Penn
Delaware City

Do you have other Questions?

If so, fill out the form on our “Contact Us” Page and someone will get back to you within 1 business day. 

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Who Are We?

Freedom Center is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization created and operated by people with disabilities who serve people with disabilities.

How Do You Get Involved?


You can help by volunteering your time at special events, assist with projects or groups, group volunteering opportunities, or working with us in the community. If you’re interested, visit our volunteer page and fill out our volunteer form. One of our staff will be in touch within 72 hours.



We accept donations of money, stocks, trust or in-kind items. If you’re interested in finding out about other ways to Support The Freedom Center visit our donate page below 

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Are You Looking for Employment?

The Freedom Center wants YOU. Whether you’re a person with a disability, a family member of someone with a disability or an advocate for Independence in the community, FCIL wants You!

Visit Our Employment page below to discover how you can be a part of OUR FCIL Family. 

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