Welcome to SMILES Center for Independent Living

We are a nonprofit organization committed to providing a wide array of services that assist individuals with disabilities to live independently, pursue meaningful goals, and enjoy the same opportunities and choices as all persons.

Learn more about SMILES CIL Resources
Learn more about SMILES CIL Memberships
Check out the SMILES CIL Calendar
Join Us at an Upcoming Event

    Interested in advocating for issues of accessibility?  Please join our group in Mankato on the second Thursday of each month from 4-5pm at our Mankato office:  709 South Front Street, Suite 7.


    SMILES Center for Independent Living locations in Mankato, New Ulm, Fairmont and Waseca will be closed for the Holidays on Monday, December 26th, Wednesday, Thursday, and  Friday December 28th, 29th and 30th.  Please note, we will be open Tuesday, December 27th. We will also be closed on Monday, January 2nd. We will re-open at 8:00…

Looking for a SMILES CIL location near you?

Individuals with disabilities, family members, service providers, community organizations, agencies, and businesses turn to SMILES for information and assistance.  Find a location nearest you here.