Southwest Center for Independence is a private non-profit established in 1990 to serve Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan Counties in Southwest Colorado (the Four Corners). We are certified by the State of Colorado as an Independent Living Center. There are over 400 Centers for Independence the country. SWCI is one of ten CILs in Colorado. Centers for Independent Living are non residential, consumer controlled and directed, and cross-disability focused. SWCI provides a wide array of services to assist and empower people with disabilities to live independently in their communities with the supports that they need. Our Board of Directors holds open meetings on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4:40 pm at our Durango office.