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RCIL Consumers, Participants, Colleagues, and Community Partners, 

In order to continue ensuring the safety and health of our employees and participants, effective immediately, all RCIL offices are closed to outside visitors. However, we will remain operational in order to provide excellent customer service during these difficult times. 

In the event you need to speak with an RCIL employee, please contact them by phone or email. 

Call 315-797-4642 if you are unsure of a number to call. 

If you have documents to send us, please send them to:

PO Box 210, Utica, NY 13503

Thank you for your sensitivity and collaboration as we implement the appropriate solutions to address the ongoing evolution of COVID-19. 

Stay Healthy! 

Signature of Zvia McCormick


COVID-19 Information for Employees

Under legislation signed by Governor Cuomo, New York workers are guaranteed job protection and financial compensation while they are on a mandatory or precautionary quarantine order due to COVID-19.  Please click on the button below for more information.

COVID Sick Leave for Employees 


Please click on the button below for instructions on obtaining an order For Mandatory or Precautionary Quarantine Under Governor Cuomo’s New COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law.

Obtaining an Order of Quarantine



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Your life. Your decisions.

At the Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL), we believe that to live independently you don't need permission, you need resources.

At RCIL, we provide real solutions to the personal, social or governmental barriers that may prevent your decisions from being respected and realized. We have three decades of experience in providing individually tailored advocacy, information, and training services.

RCIL believes that the widespread poverty, segregation, and isolation of people with disabilities is unacceptable, should not be tolerated, and requires change.


RCIL Holds Ribbon-Cutting For New Downtown Utica Headquarters

The Ribbon-Cutting for RCIL's new headquarters was Tuesday, November 12th. As RCIL CEO Zvia McCormick stated, “We are excited to stay in downtown Utica and continue to grow as an organization. I thank the RCIL Board and organizations that invested in this project, including Empire State Development (ESD) and The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, as well as our partners, especially Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation, for their continued support.”. To read the full press release, please click here

RCIL CEO, Board Members, Chamber Members and Local Dignitaries Standing with Ribbon in front of a wall that reads Living our Values - Customer Focus


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This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.