Better Business Bureau Report for
Houston Center for Independent Living, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2015

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Houston Center for Independent Living, Inc.
Address: 6201 Bonhomme Rd., Ste. 150S
  Houston, TX 77036
Phone: 713-974-4621
Web Address:
Also known as:Coalition for Barrier Free Living
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1975, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Minimize the barriers that obstruct people with disabilities from achieving the equality of opportunity, respect or self-determination that every human being should have. To promote the full inclusion, equal opportunity and participation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of community life. People with disabilities have the right to make choices affecting their lives, a right to take risks, and a right to fail and a right to succeed.

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Comment


This charitable organization either has not responded to written BBB requests for information or has declined to be evaluated in relation to BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Charity participation in BBB review is voluntary. However, without the requested information, it is not possible to determine whether this charity adheres to all of the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. The BBB encourages charities to disclose accountability information beyond that typically included in financial statements and government filings, in order to demonstrate transparency and strengthen public trust in the charitable sector.

The BBB reports on charities and determines if they meet 20 voluntary standards on matters such as charity finances, appeals, and governance. The BBB does not evaluate the worthiness of the charitable program.

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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The BBB processed no complaints about this business in the last 36 months, our standard reporting period.

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