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Life HavenIncorporated

Life Haven Incorporated is an organization duly registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on July 7th, 2005. We are guided by the Independent Living Philosophy, teaching and sharing this to others as part of our active participation in the Independent Living Movement.

We envision a society where people with disabilities are independent, self-determined and participates actively in promoting self-development.

It is our mission to lead the establishment of Independent Living centers in the Philippines as its vehicle towards full empowerment, integration and participation in the community.

Our goals are to lead and promote IL philosophy and concept among PWDs and non-PWDs.

  1. To equip PWDs with the necessary knowledge and skills to exercise the IL philosophy and concept.
  2. To define the criteria of an IL center based on Japan Council on Independent Living Center.
  3. To mobilize resources both local and foreign in the establishment of IL centers.
  4. To work in partnership with other organizations who share similar aims and objectives.
  5. To provide other services that might properly be considered appropriate for the furtherance of the aims and objectives of the organization.

Life Haven is a member of the Asia-Pacific Network for IL Centers (APNIL) (, Philippine Council on IL (PCIL) and an associate organization of Asia Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) (

Please visit our blog: LIFE HAVEN ILC


Independent Living is a philosophy and a movement of people with disabilities who work for self-determination, equal opportunities and self-respect.

Since we are the best experts on our needs, we need to show the solutions we want, need to be in charge of our lives, think and speak for ourselves - just as everybody else.

To this end we must support and learn from each other, organize ourselves and work for political changes that lead to the legal protection of our human and civil rights.

Life Haven Center's Services

  • Rights Protection and Information Provision
  • Personal Assistant Services
  • Peer Counseling
  • Independent Living Programs
  • Peer Support Group
  • House Service (provision of housing information)
  • Wheelchair and Assistive Devices Assistance

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