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Mission & Objectives

Independence Empowerment Center, Inc. (IEC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit Center for Independent Living. All people with disabilities who live in Prince William and Fauquier Counties and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park are eligible for IEC services and is one of over 500 Centers in the United States with roots in civil rights models of the 1960s.

The Mission of IEC is to encourage, support and provide options to people with disabilities. Our Vision is to assist people with disabilities:

  • Access appropriate community services
  • Exercise their civil rights
  • Participate in all aspects of society
  • Advocate their value to society

Independence Empowerment Center is:

  • Community-based
  • non-profit
  • non residential
  • service and advocacy organization
  • operated for people with disabilities and by people with disabilities

Tax Information – IEC is a fully registered 501c3, EIN 54-1953287