Serving people with disabilities
in Genesee, Wyoming,
and Orleans Counties.

Address: 113 Main St, Batavia, NY 14020   ‚óŹ   Phone: (585) 815-8501 ext.411 (Voice / TTD)

About Us

Our Vision

Independent Living of the Genesee Region is a community pathway for an empowered life for people with disabilities.


Our Mission

Independent Living of Genesee Region is a multi-cultural, grassroots, peer directed, civil rights organization that provides a full range of assistance, programs and services to enhance the quality of life for all individuals with disabilities.  Independent Living assists persons with disabilities to realize their life choices through information and referral, independent living skills, community and systems advocacy and peer counseling.



ILGR Governing Council


Ann Scherff, Chair

Kelly March, Vice Chair

Ida Caldwell

Jonathan Doherty

Barbara Hoffman

Linda Makson

Nathan Moffett


Independent Living is designed by people with disabilities for people with disabilities. 
If you would like the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities in your community, please inquire about serving on our Governing Council.  Please call Rae Frank, Director, at (585) 815-8501 ext 406 or email at

Corporate Compliance

WNYIL is committed to vigilance in detecting and eliminating fraud.


Examples Of Fraud:


  •     fraudulent representation of consumer service records
  •     falsifying timesheets
  •     billing for more expensive services


or when someone:


  •     lies about their eligibility
  •     lies about their medical condition
  •     misuses agency property or equipment


If you suspect fraud, abuse, or misconduct, you can:


  •    Contact our Corporate Compliance Officer, Tina Brown, at 716 836 0822 x102
  •    Call the anonymous toll free number at 1-866-576-8042 or
  •    Use any compliance mailboxes to write and drop off your issues or concerns



You have the right to contact the Client Assistance Program, which is a resource designed to assist those who are applying for or receiving services from federally funded Independent Living Centers (ILCs).  CAP also serves applicants and clients of ACCES-VR and the NYS Commission for the Blind.  Contacting CAP for service is not a formal part of any ILC grievance process.  CAP is exclusively operated by Disability Rights New York (DRNY).  If you have questions, concerns, or are experiencing disputes regarding this ILC, please feel free to contact DRNY for assistance:



725 Broadway, Suite 450, Albany, NY  12207

(Main) 518-432-7861 (Toll-Free) 800-993-8982 (TTY) 518-512-3448 (Email)



WNY Independent Living, Inc.

Independent Living of the Genesee Region
113 Main St, Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: (585) 815-8501 (Voice / TTD)