The Coalition For
Barrier Free Living, Inc.

+1 713-974-4621

Corporate Office

Mon - Thu: 8:00 - 5:00

Site always open

Independent Living Services Program

HCIL under contract with the Texas Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC), is the provider of Independent Living Services for people with disabilities in the Texas Gulf Coast area.

Low-Tech Assistive Technology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have a significant disability per state definitions
  • Must be present in Texas

HCIL Office Staff Gather Information Related to:

  • The consumer’s perspective, abilities, resources, limitations, and other issues that impact his/her ability to function in the home, family and/or community
  • Goals for independence
  • Services considered to address independence goals
  • Existing services provider relationships 
  • Other considerations that will support the eligibility decision

Information gathered will be documented in the confidential consumer service record.

Mid-Tech Assistive Technology

 HCIL Office Staff Required to Collect the Following:

  • Household financial information
  • Consumer’s household size & adjusted gross income
  • Documentation for any allowable deductions
  • Consumer’s Participation Fee based upon federal guidelines and state contract requirements
  • Signed original Consumer Participation Agreement
  • Consumer Participation Fee paid
  • Medical Information as needed

Complex REHAB Technology includes:

  • Individualized rehabilitation technology
  • Prosthetics
  • Vehicle modifications 
  • Environmental control systems
  • Home modifications

Advanced-Tech Assistive Technology


Houston Center for Independent Living

11111 Wilcrest Green Drive, Suite 385

Houston, TX 77042

Voice/TTY:  (713) 974-4621

Videophone:  (346) 231-0641

Fax:  (713) 974-6927



Brazoria County Center for Independent Living

700 North Front Street, Suite A

Angleton, Texas 77515

Voice/TTY:  (979) 849-7060

Videophone:  (979) 922-5320

Fax:  (979) 849-8465


Fort Bend Center for Independent Living

12946 Dairy Ashford Road, Suite 110

Sugar Land, Texas 77478

Voice/TTY:  (281) 980-2219

Videophone:  (832) 532-3650

Fax:  (281) 980-2298