Learning to navigate the world with our differences
Founded in 1985 by a group of parents hoping to create an independent living environment for their learning disabled children.
Luxury Apartment Setting
Located approximately ¾ miles from our main office, residents are integrated within the local community for optimum growth and independence. Residential support staff available 24/7 365
This off-site, daily training facility is designed for residents to enhance their vocational, independence & daily living skills.
Grow With Us
About FIL, Inc.
The Foundation for Independent Living is a private, not-for-profit, community-based program for adults with varying cognitive disabilities and developmental delays. Located in beautiful South Florida, this long-term residential living program is the ideal destination for young adults who are ready to navigate the world with their differences. Offering a unique and rewarding opportunity for adults to achieve their highest level of independence, FIL is truly the perfect transition for those seeking to thrive independently. Founded in 1985, FIL became a program which could enhance individual’s journey into the adult world; a place they could proudly call home.
The Foundation for Independent Living is a unique and rewarding opportunity for residents to achieve their highest level of independence.
Our mission is to provide the best service, care and match for you and your family
“Every time we talk to our daughter she is happy, engaged and ready to get off the phone and back to her next activity! FIL is one of the greatest blessings in our lives.”
“Sherri has been residing at the Foundation for several years now. Employment opportunities, traveling and social programs with her many friends offer her a great quality of life.”
“My son, Bill, has been in the Foundation for many years. The Foundation gave him a chance to be able to have an independent life. It has been a blessing for my family.”
“Jason has developed the skills needed for independent living in a setting where he has caring support from a dedicated group of professionals.”
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Donations help enhance and extend the services we provide to our residents, which in result, has improved their lives significantly.