The Monitoring & Evaluation Committee meets quarterly to monitor the progress of Statewide Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) related projects and meets at year-end to work with a consultant to evaluate the State Plan.
Description of NYSILCs Evaluation Methods and Processes
NYSILC uses a variety of methods and processes to monitor the implementation and evaluate the effectiveness of the SPIL along with several other related requirements for the network.
M & E Committee Review of NY CIL PPR Reports
NYSILC Needs Assessment Report
The New York State Independent Living Council, Inc. (NYSILC) Needs Assessment Committee (NAC), facilitated by consultant Alan Krieger of Krieger Solutions, is active the second year of each SPIL to identify needs important to the IL network and New Yorkers with disabilities. It will help guide input and need for the formulation and development of the next three-year Statewide Plan for Independent Living (SPIL).
Links to Report:
- 2022 NYSILC Needs Assessment Report
- 2018 NYSILC Needs Assessment Report
- 2015 NYSILC Needs Assessment Report
- 2012 NYSILC Needs Assessment Report
SPIL Survey Results
NYSILC 2023 SPIL Survey Results (TBD)
IL Conference 2023 SPIL Survey Results (TBD)
PFS 2023 SPIL Survey Results (TBD)
SSAN 2023 SPIL Survey Results (TBD)
NYSILC DEI Training and SSAN Mini-grant Opportunities
Taconic Resources for Independence (TRI) directed a demonstration project addressing the needs of veteran’s with disabilities, connecting them with IL services, recognizing the importance of housing and transportation assistance.
Capacity Building Independent Living Center Opportunity (CBILCO) grants address outreach to unserved/underserved populations. The CBILCO projects developed "How-To" manuals to allow others to learn and potentially replicate program models based on their experiences.
- BILS Healthy Lifestyles Manual
- AIM Independent Living Center Youth with Disabilities Manual
- ATI Transition-aged Youth with Disabilities Manual
- NCCI The Little Book of Ideas, Skills & Practices: Emergency Planning
- BRiDGES Employment Manual for Transition-aged Youth with Disabilities
- RCIL "How To" Manual
- WILC/PILS “How To” Manual for Replicating It’s Your Move to Better Health
- WNYIL “How To” Transition Manual for Youth/Young Adults with Disabilities
- STIC’s “How To” Manual for Veterans with Disabilities
Best Practices Webinar
The New York State Independent Living Council (NYSILC) held a Best Practice Webinar on September 23, 2014 to highlight the following Statewide Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) projects and the outreach populations they served:
- ARISE - veterans with disabilities
- Capital District Center for Independence (CDCI) - healthy lifestyles for people with disabilities
- Center for Disability Rights (CDR) – deaf and deaf/blind Support Service Provider (SSP)
- Center for Independence of the Disabled (CIDNY) – youth with disabilities
- North Country Center for Independence (NCCI) - veterans with disabilities.
The webinar was hosted by the New York Association on Independent Living (NYAIL). Archive documents related to the projects and the event:
- Best Practice Power Point Presentation 92314
- Transcript of Presentation 92314
- Audio File of Presentation 92314 (with Power Point)
SILC Congress 2023 Presentation - Finding a Path for Your SILC's Monitoring & Evaluation Duties
Executive Director Brad Williams gave a presentation at the 2023 SILC Congress on the topic of Monitoring and Evaluation. Below you'll find links to the three parts of his presentation on youtube, as well as digital copies of the presentation.