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The PILR logo is a dark outline of a building with six Roman-style columns each with a stalk of wheat in a contrasting color. The letters PILR appear in contrasting color at the roofline.Graphical text that reads Prairie Independent Living Resource Center, Hutchinson Kansas

Dedicated to the full inclusion of people with disabilities.

Photo collage of three pictures. The purpose of Prairie  Independent Living Resource Center (PILR) is to achieve the full inclusion and acceptance of people with disabilities through education and advocacy.

Prairie Independent Living
Resource Center, Inc. (PILR)

Prairie Independent Living Resource Center is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential, consumer-driven agency endeavoring to promote the full inclusion of people with disabilities into the community of their choice.

PILR receives funding to provide services in Harvey, McPherson, Reno, Pratt, Kingman, Harper, Barber, Kiowa, Clark, Stafford, Edwards, Ness, Comanche, and Ford counties in Kansas.






“It's easy to tell if a center's doing strong advocacy. Someone from the state
is telling them they're not allowed to lobby.”
~ Ed Roberts

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PILR's Services


PILR Locations


17 South Main Street
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Voice: (620) 663-3989
Video: (620) 860-0140
Fax: (620) 663-4711
Toll Free: (888) 715-6818

103 West Second Street
Pratt, KS 67124

Voice: (620) 672-9600
Fax: (620) 672-9601

2601 Central #LL19
Dodge City, KS 67801

Voice: (620) 371-7690
Fax: (620) 371-7689

Prairie Independent Living Resource Center, Inc. (PILR) is seeking a part-time Life Skills Coach to work in the Hutchinson area, providing support to a Wounded Warrior by assisting in long-term and short-term goals for personal and family wellness, to increase the opportunities available to foster an improved quality of life, meaning and purpose for the individual and family support system, to access the community for health and wellness activities and build social relationships. This position will work 10 to 15 hours with an individual plus 1 to 2 hours in the office completing all necessary documentation. Please send a letter of interest and resume to Christine Owens at cowens@pilr.org. PILR is an equal employment opportunity employer. Preference will be given to a veteran. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified individuals with a disability and/or who are bilingual are encouraged to apply. PILR is an equal employment opportunity agency. Please see the full job description for more information on how to apply.

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