Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries: TBI Awareness Month Blog Post 

Learn more about Traumatic Brain Injuries with our TBI Awareness Month Blog Post! From understanding what a TBI is to exploring the challenges it poses in independent living, uncover the support available at WILC and gain valuable guidance on this topic.

Read here!

Starting March 12: Independent Living Training Program

Join us for three interactive, in-person training sessions led by BenefitsAdvisor Teresa Hoffmeister. These sessions will equip you with vital skills for living and leading an independent life in your community. Materials will be provided, and there's a raffle opportunity available for participants! 


Dates: Tuesdays, March 12th, 19th, and 26th, from 2:00pm -4:00pm at the WILC Office in White Plains. 

To sign up and request reasonable accommodations, contact us at 914-682-3926 or email thoffmeister@wilc.org.

Don't miss this chance to enhance your skills and connect with others in the community!

March 13: COPE: Concussion Outreach Prevention & Education

Join us for the COPE: Concussion Outreach Prevention & Education programming event, presented in collaboration with the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Brain Injury Association of New York State. 

This virtual event will be conducted via Zoom, offering valuable insights and information. For those interested in Continuing Education Credits, this presentation qualifies for various professional areas such as Social Work, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, and more. 

Date: March 13 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

To learn more and register, please click here.

March 13th: Discover How Work Affects Your Disability Benefits

Unlock the secrets to protecting your disability benefits! Join us on Zoom to learn how work can impact your benefits. 

Register now by emailing ebussian@wilc.org or calling 914-682-3926

ext. 2131. 

Date: Wednesday, March 13th from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm.

Don't miss out on understanding your benefits - ask the questions you've been afraid to ask!

March Family Empowerment Advocacy Series

Coming this March, WILC's Parent Training and Information Center will be holding its Family Empowerment Advocacy Series - I Wish I Had Known This Sooner: Understanding Your Child's Rights & Responsibilities Under Special Education Law.  

This in-depth, FREE, 6-session virtual series is open to parents and caregivers of children with special needs. Presenters will include advocates, special education attorneys, educational specialists, and more.  

Sessions will be offered in the morning (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) or evening (6-9 p.m.) for convenience via Zoom. 

Dates: Tuesdays, March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th and April 9th and 16th.  


Follow WILC on Instagram and visit our website to stay tuned.

March 13th in White Plains: Free Prom Attire for Low-Income Students

March 20th: Job Fair Strategies and Tips Workshop

Ready to ace the job fair? Join us via Zoom to learn key strategies for a successful experience!

Date: Wednesday, March 20th from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm.

To register, email ebussian@wilc.org or call 914-682-3926 ext. 22131.

April 23rd: Zoom Webinar on Understanding Learning Disabilities

Does your child struggle with reading & writing? We invite you to join us for a Zoom Webinar with Fiona Rattray from WILC/PILS. The webinar will delve into understanding reading and writing difficulties, particularly in relation to learning disabilities like Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. Topics of discussion include identifying red flags, evidence-gathering, effective evidence-based strategies for intervention, and knowing when to seek a comprehensive educational evaluation. Don't miss the opportunity to gain valuable insights and have your questions answered during the Q&A session at the end!

Dates: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm or 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Register for the Lunchtime Session Here

Register for the Evening Session Here

Reach out via email at frattray@putnamils.org or call (845) 228-7457 if you have difficulty registering.  

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Westchester Independent Living Center

10 County Center Road 2nd floor

White Plains, NY 10607

(914) 682-3926 (Voice)

(914) 259-8036 (VP)

(914) 682-8518 (FAX)


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Putnam Independent Living Services

1441 Route 22, Suite 204

(Tompkins Mahopac Bank building)

Brewster, New York 10509

(845) 228-7457 (Voice)

(914) 259-8036 (VP)

(845) 228-7460 (Fax)