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Advancing independence, integration, and inclusion throughout life

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.

By funding services and supports provided primarily by networks of community-based organizations, and with investments in research, education, and innovation, ACL helps make this principle a reality for millions of Americans.

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Administration for Community Living: Strengthening Communities Video


Need Help?

Find help for yourself or another older adult or disabled person

For Partners, Professionals, and Researchers

Find program and grants info, technical assistance, and more


About Community Living
All people, regardless of age or disability, should be able to live independently and participate fully in their communities and have the right to make choices and control the decisions in and about their lives.
Housing and Services Resource Center

The HSRC fosters collaboration and cross-sector partnerships in order to streamline access to services, better leverage resources, and ultimately make community living possible for more people.

Important Info for Medicaid Beneficiaries

Action needed to protect coverage as COVID-19 eligibility provisions end. 

The Rehabilitation Act at 50:

September 26 marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the  Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the first civil rights legislation protecting disabled people from discrimination. 

Last modified on 01/11/2019

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