San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS)
San Antonio Community Resource Directory
Since 1981, San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) has worked to make San Antonio and the surrounding counties a better place to live, work and play for people with disabilities. SAILS mission is to advocate for the rights and empowerment of people with disabilities, and to provide services needed to increase their self-determination and independence. SAILS is both a federal and state designated center for independent living, and routinely goes above and beyond its mandate to provide the following core services: advocacy, independent living skills, peer support and information and referrals. Finally, SAILS employs people with disabilities who are experienced and understand the needs of our consumers. SAILS consumers, likewise, enjoy coming to meet with the staff. Consumers know they will receive quality services. Their success is truly our success!
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm
(210) 281-1878
Kitty L. Brietzke, J.D. - CEO/Development Officer Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 118
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124

Consumers have access to free computer lab and a variety of trainings and workshops.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides people with disabilities and their families:

  • information, assistance, and support systems to promote changes that enhance their full integration to the community
  • education on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • information about disability rights

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides individualized social security benefits planning.

At SAILS, you can also:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124
SAILS provides information and assistance to people of all ages with disabilities and their families to access support systems and promote changes that result in full access to the community. SAILS can also provide information and education on the Americans with Disabilities Act and information on disability rights.
You do not have to have an actual doctor's diagnosis to be assisted.
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:00pm
(210) 281-1878

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides one-on-one and workshops to enhance the ability for people with disabilities to live independently.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides up-to-date information referrals for community resources.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) offers opportunities to interact and share information with peers.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides opportunities for persons with disabilities to participate in various community activities, such as Americans with Disability Act
(ADA) celebration.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Contact the SAILS office for the calendar of upcoming events.
Abel - Send email x: Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides the following trainings and workshops to the community at large:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Education and Awareness
  • Disabilities Awareness Workshops
  • Sensitivity Trainings
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Kitty L Brietzke, J.D. - CEO/Development Officer Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 118

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides assistance to persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf and blind.

SAILS also helps individuals with other disabilities, whether they be mental, physical, cognitive, or sensory.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults who are deaf, hearing impaired or deaf and blind.

Free.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS) provides assistance for transition from a nursing home to community living.

At SAILS, you can:

  • Learn skills to become independent
  • Meet other people with disABILITIES
  • Receive information and referrals
  • Learn how to advocate
  • Learn how to volunteer at SAILS
  • Be a part of our community

Adults with disabilities.

Free.

Office hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Support Groups: Every First Friday, Third Wednesday and Fourth Thursday of each Month.
Abel Zamora - Program Director Send email
(210) 281-1878 x: 124