SKIL was created by; is driven by; and is focused on persons with disabilities, their families, and communities. We provide Advocacy, Education, and Support with Customer Controlled services to break down and remove existing barriers and bridge social gaps to ensure and preserve Equality and Independence for all.

If you are not working or working reduced hours due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits.






Due to the potential spread of the Corona Virus, all SKIL Offices will be closed to visitors and the general public until further notice.

SKIL staff will continue providing services while the offices are closed. Communication, during this time, will take place through phone, email or fax. If needing to turn in or receive a hire packet and/or other paperwork, we encourage you to send your information by email to your local SKIL office. When bringing paperwork to SKIL offices during regular business hours, call that office, and someone will come to the door to assist you.  DSW Essential Worker - Proof Form


ALL Exception forms are due by the 5th & the 20th of the Month.
Exception forms received late will be paid on the Late Batch, which is called in ON paydays.

Any time sheet received past 10:00 am on Paydays WILL pay the FOLLOWING pay date.

This change is in accordance with The Federal Reserve requirements of our Financial Institution.
Please be sure to use the Authenticare Call system for prompt payment.





 - by Andrew J. Rausch and Joe Reinecker

Each SKIL office holds an annual customer appreciation picnic so SKIL employees and customers can meet. The purpose of these are to recognize the employees and direct support workers. “We want to remind those people that SKIL is here for them,” explains Columbus IL Coordinator Aaron Ellison. "The picnics are a lot of fun. We work with a lot of customers over the telephone, so this gives them a chance to come out and meet us and put a name with a face so they can see who we are.”

With the pandemic continuing to wreak havoc, picnic protocol is changing. This will be the case for the annual Columbus customer appreciation picnic, which will be held this Friday, July 31st from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

As always, there will be food. As of this writing, it was undetermined if the primary food would be hamburgers or hotdogs. Those items will be accompanied by chips and a drink. This year, however, the food be dispersed in a different fashion. “We're going to have pick-up orders,” explains Ellison. “People will be able to drive up and tell us what they want. We're going to be in the park pavillion, so they can then go and eat their food somewhere in the park if they want. But we are practicing social distancing and trying to keep from congregating people.”

The picnic is open to the public and the food is free.