Welcome to IEC's Website

Independence Empowerment Center, Inc. (IEC) is a community-based, non-profit, non-residential service and advocacy organization operated by and for people with disabilities in the state of Virginia. Our service area covers Prince William and Fauquier Counties, as well as the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.

IEC is a fully registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded in 1999. IEC promotes disability rights, equal access, and full community participation for persons with disabilities. We work with individuals with disabilities to maintain or take back charge of their own lives and make their own choices and decisions in order to be as self-sufficient as possible. With our consumers' assistance, we lead efforts to break down barriers and prejudices within our communities. When these barriers are removed and prejudices are replaced with positive attitudes, persons with disabilities will have equal access to society. Independence Empowerment Center is associated with a national movement of almost 500 Centers for Independent Living. These Centers are advocacy-based organizations governed and operated by persons with disabilities for persons with disabilities.



Latest News

  • Independence Empowerment Center is now located at:
    8409 Dorsey Circle, Suite 101
    Manassas, VA 20110.

    Phone and fax numbers remain the same.

    Visit us on our Facebook page!
  • Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Announcing Independence Empowerment Center’s Annual Meeting and Recognition of Volunteers and Others  Come learn about what has been happening at IEC this past year.  Meet other members of IEC ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2016, 1:23 PM by Mary Lopez
  • Start Your Year By Understanding Your Child's IEP It's that time of year again. School will soon start for your little or not so little ones. It's time to get involved in your child's IEP ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 9:48 AM by Mary Lopez
  • Thank You Independence Empowerment Center!! Posted on July 25th 2016 By Tammy Beard This past weekend we were involved with the Independence Empowerment Center’s ADA Fair. This event celebrates the signing of the American’s with Disabilities Act by President George Herbert ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2017, 9:56 AM by Mary Lopez
  • ROLL OUT THE ABLEIST DISABILITY MOVIE OF 2016 Me Before You is yet another example of a disabled character - written by a non-disabled author and played by a non-disabled actor - who opts for suicide, rather than ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 2:04 PM by Mary Lopez
  • Webinar and Survey on Medicaid Consumer-Directed Services Overtime Change Webinar, Thursday, May 12, 12noon Registration required: Webinar on CD 40 Limit (https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8030345120234988546After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 7:29 AM by Mary Lopez
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