Granite State Independent Living


2018 Goals:

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) assists seniors and people with disabilities by providing home care, community-based disabilities supports, education and employment services. With support from our community partners and friends like you, GSIL helps individuals live life independently throughout New Hampshire. In 2018, GSIL will continue:
• Assisting 1,000+ at-risk students with their education, transition and career goals

• Supporting 300+ adults each year with their employment goals to increase self-sufficiency

• Providing home care for 500+ seniors and persons with disabilities, so they may continue living safely and independently at home

• Advocating for personal care and other disability services in the community.

Fundraising Events:

Get involved in one of our spirited events by signing up, volunteering or becoming a sponsor!
• Hoops on Wheels — GSIL’s signature wheelchair basketball tournament geared to help spread awareness about the challenges of living with disabilities —

• Chipping in FORE! Independence — Charity golf event to help raise funds that directly support our mission of promoting quality of life with independence —

• The Haunted Hunt — Family-friendly urban scavenger hunt to celebrate the new accessibility of downtown Concord —

For a complete listing of our upcoming fundraisers and events, please visit

Giving Opportunities:

You have the power to make a difference in the life of your New Hampshire neighbor. GSIL offers a variety of ways to invest in a cause meaningful to you. No matter how big or small, your gift will make a lasting change in the life of a senior or a person with a disability in your local community. To help support your neighbors with disabilities, please visit and make a gift today. Interested in a corporate membership? Learn more at or chat with us at 603-228-9680.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Do you want to give back to your community? Volunteers are an important and valued part of our GSIL family. We continue to be a successful organization because of volunteers like you who help with GSIL events, fundraising efforts and more! The money we save from volunteer work allows us to focus our funds on helping seniors and individuals with disabilities live independently. Every person, every minute, every dollar helps change lives. To get involved, please visit and find out how YOU can make a difference.

Board Officers

  • L. Eric Schlepphorst, MD
    Nephrology Associates, P.A.
  • Terry Scott
    NH Fisher Cats
    1st Vice Chair
  • Theo Vougias
    Devine Millimet
    2nd Vice Chair
  • Ken Traum
    NH Public Utilities Commission
  • Liza Colby
    Colby Counseling of NH
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