Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL) - Deaf IL Program

1600 University Ave. W., Suite 16
St. Paul, MN 55104-3825
(651) 603-2004 TTY - Deaf IL Program
(651) 646-8342 Voice - front desk
(651) 603-2006 Fax
E-mail Sheila Faricy-Hobson
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Services for Adults1

  • advocacy
  • independent living skills training
  • information and referral
  • training for consumers in budgeting
  • SSI issues

Services for Children1

  • advocacy
  • communication assessments
  • family communication instruction
  • functional skills assessments
  • information and referral
  • training for parents and families in independent living skills
  • transition-age programs and services


Services offered in 7-county Metro area; may be a waiting list for services due to limited funding.

1 Originally designed to serve people who are deaf, or blind, or have other disabilities, but has been redesigned to accommodate the needs of deafblind people.