Independent Living Services Program

ARCIL, Inc., under contract with the Texas Health & Human Services Commission (HHSC), is the provider of Independent Living Services for people with disabilities in the Capital and Central Texas areas, and the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.

Assistive Technology & Training

The Independent Living Services program works with insurance and other resources, and participants pay a share of the cost according to income and expenses. In many cases, the program pays for co-payments or technology not covered by insurance.

Program participants must provide proof of Texas residency and medical documentation of disability, as well as proof of income. Professional evaluations are required.


Handheld magniers, large-print text, canes or walkers, color coding, automatic lights, and specialized pen or pencil grips.


Talking spell-checkers, manual wheelchairs, electronic organizers, closed-caption televisions, ampliers, text pagers, larger computer monitors, books on tape, remote controls for the user’s environment, and mouse or
keyboard devices.


Power wheelchairs or scooters, prosthetic devices, digital hearing aids, van modications, home barrier removal, computers with voice recognition or magnication software, electronic aids to daily living, voice-activated telephones, and communication devices with voices.

  • Counseling
  • Complex Rehabilitation
  • Technology
  • Diabetes Self-Management
  • Education Services
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Training (Visual Impairment)
  • Interpreter, Translator, and
  • Communication Services
  • Orientation and Mobility

Our Service Area Includes 26 Counties:

Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Blanco, Hays, Lampasas, Llano, San Saba, Travis, Fayette, Lee, Milam, Williamson, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hood, Johnson, Montague, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

Office Locations

ARCIL, Inc. (Austin)
8200 Cameron Road, Suite C154
Austin, Texas 78754

ARCIL San Marcos
618 South Guadalupe, Suite 103
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512-396-5790 • 1-800-572-2973

ARCIL Round Rock
525 Round Rock West, Suite A120
Round Rock, Texas 78681

ARCIL Carrollton
1505 Luna Road, Suite 250
Carrollton, Texas 75006
Fax: 877-817-5314

The contents of this website were developed in part under grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the Texas Health & Human Services (HHSC). However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of ACL or HHSC and you should not assume endorsement by local, state, or federal government. ARCIL developed this brochure at U.S. taxpayer expense.