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We are New Hampshire’s only Independent Living Center!

We empower people with disabilities statewide to live their best lives. Consumers are in charge. That’s what makes us unique.
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We serve over 1500 consumers of all ages, through 17 consumer directed programs and services.

We fill the gaps, turning challenges into opportunities so everyone can live their best life.
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We believe in a world with social & economic equity for people with disabilities.

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We are hiring!

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Make a Difference

GSIL’s 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Chipping In FORE! Independence

Join us on September 19, 2024 for our 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Chipping in FORE! Independence
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  • Personalized care solutions
    for independent living
  • Increasing Access
    & Opportunities
  • Improving Financial
    Self Sufficiency

Until there is equity, we stand in the gap and provide assistance through information, advocacy, education, support, and transition services.

Dedicated To
Long-term Success

woman in wheelchair with dog on lap

If you’re like us, you want to be an engaged community member dedicated to the long-term success of all of the citizens across the state, regardless of their physical ability. Supporting an organization with experience and credibility in the disabilities community seems like the right thing to do.

However, whether it is for yourself, or a loved one, you see that there are some big gaps that need to be filled in order to achieve equity. GSIL provides the services, supports and programming to fill those gaps so people with disabilities live full and complete lives.

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It’s Time to Close the Gap

Support our work
In Your Home

You our your loved one will retain and maintain a sense of independence through GSIL personal care and nursing home transition services.

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In Your Community

GSIL can help you access transportation options throughout the state of NH, peer support and community supports and Day Services.

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GSIL provides training for people with disabilities and under served youth to live independently, including financial planning and disability benefits services to achieve greater financial independence.

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GSIL helps people with disabilities and under served youth throughout New Hampshire find jobs in their local community. GSIL also provides instruction, training, and helps prepare consumers to enter the workforce.

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GSIL is at the forefront of advocating for access, choice, and self-determination for individuals with disabilities, as we work towards removing barriers to public services, education, and benefits.

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Measuring Our Success in New Hampshire

Revenue Is Direct
to our Programs
Staff & Board Lives
with a Disability
Found GSIL Helpful
with Care Planning

Measuring Our Success in New Hampshire

Homes Modified
for Disability
People with Disability
Were Placed In Jobs
Trips were made
using GSIL Transportation

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Support Granite State Indpependent Living with a cooperate gift this year and help us bring independence to the lives of people with disabilities living in New Hampshire. Your sponsorships help to empower our consumers and enrich those most in need throughout the state. When you make a donation to GSIL, you create a better NH for everyone. Together we can!

We Support Independence Sponsor  – $7,500:

  • Social Media posts made quarterly, featuring your company logo with a tag to your pages
  • Your company logo, with a click through to your website, will be listed on our website all year
  • Your company logo on all marketing email blasts
  • Your company logo on all newsletters, blogs and our annual report
  • Your company logo listed on all event programs and signage
  • Your company recognized from the podium at our events
  • Opportunity to have your branded SWAG included at all events
  • One complimentary Hoops Team, One complimentary Golf Foursome and 4 tickets to our Annual Dinner & Awards Night

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Our Corporate Sponsors

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Board Testimonials

"GSIL is not only an organization that offers significant services but a family of professionals who work with compassion, integrity, and humility.”
Ed Costa
Former Board Member
“I have seen GSIL's extremely dedicated and caring aides, staff and leadership always striving to promote an independent lifestyle for those living with disabilities."
Ken Traum
Former Board Member
man in wheelchair with friend

Be Part of Our Work

  1. There are many ways to become a part of our community. You can donate, volunteer, work with us, or support our advocacy work.
  2. Know your dollars and effort go directly to supporting programs that give people with disabilities amore level playing field.
  3. Be part of a community where everyone has access to equal opportunities, self-determination,and self-respect.

Stories From our Consumers

"I would like to acknowledge GSIL for their exemplary work ... and thank them for supporting
“Having Jennifer as my go between has brought me such comfort..”
Bertha S.
“The tools, compassion and passion to serve others is what makes GSIL a great organization.”
John L.
Dennis stated he is very happy with GSIL. He noted that his Coordinator, Shannon during his
Dennis B. - Chocorua, NH
“I am genuinely appreciative that I got to take this class and I would recommend it
Wade B.
“IMPACCT is a great opportunity to learn about real life stuff, useful knowledge and helps you
Rajah H.
“The skills they have taught me have helped a lot. My biggest accomplishment is being a
"I feel like IMPACCT accepts you for who you are, they only focus on the positive
“I can’t say how grateful I am. Now I come and go as I please. I
Cathy Sicard
“I am so overwhelmed with gratitude.Thank you for helping me in getting some of my dignity
Harley Hunkler
“Thanks for your help in us getting the ramp. I cannot believe all the freedom this
James and Susan Fontaine

Latest News and Events

A Note on the Passing of Jeff Dickinson
It is with the heaviest of hearts that we let all of you
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GSIL’s 10th Annual Chipping in FORE! Independence
September 19, 2024. Our 10th Annual Chipping in FORE! Independence golf tournament will
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GSIL’s Annual Dinner and Awards Night
GSIL's Annual Dinner & Awards Night is scheduled for Thursday, November 16th from 6:00-9:00
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