217-876-8888 sail@decatursail.com

Soyland Access to Independent Living

SAIL is a non-profit consumer controlled and consumer driven organization, which provides independent living services to all people with disabilities.

What is a center for independent living?

Centers for Independent Living serve people with disabilities. Centers for Independent Living are community-based, not-for-profit, non-residential organizations that serve people of any age with any type of disability. People with disabilities (consumers) control Centers for Independent Living.

Opened in 1992, SAIL serves people with disabilities, their families and communities in Macon,  Moultrie, Shelby, Coles, Clark and Cumberland counties.

Core Independent Living Services


SAIL assists people with disabilities in developing a plan to achieve their independent living goals while educating the public on issues related to living with a disability.

Independent Living Skills Development

SAIL offers various training opportunities designed to enhance the skills of people with disabilities to live independently in the community.

Information & Referral

SAIL maintains an electronic library of resources useful to independent living and researches information to provide the most current accurate referrals.

Peer Counseling

SAIL recommends board, staff, volunteers and consumers as a knowledgeable resource when an individual is adjusting to living with a disability.


SAIL services focus on both youth with disabilities preparing for independent living and individuals with disabilities living in nursing facilities as they transition to living independently in the community.

Need Services?

SAIL advocates for persons with disabilities and provides referrals for resources. 

SAIL provides language assistance services upon request.