Working together to change lives

Independent Lives is a user-led charity and social enterprise working to change the lives of disabled people, people with support needs and carers. Our vision is a fair society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. 

Important news for Hampshire customers

If you live in Hampshire and receive Direct Payment Information and Advice and/or Managed Accounts services from Independent Lives then please read this update.

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Author: Helen Charlton

New service for Croydon residents

Independent Lives is delighted to now offer services in Croydon! The new Croydon Personal Assistant Support Service starts on the 2nd December 2019.

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Author: Helen Charlton

Easy read guides to Direct Payments

Read information in Easy Read about money you can receive to pay for your care and support.

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BSL signed guide to Direct Payments

Find out how managing your own personal budget through a Direct Payment can support your independence.

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Reporting abuse / safeguarding

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Author: Helen Charlton

Superhero Sunday raises over £600!

We had lots of fun at our Superhero Sunday which was held on Sunday 22nd September.

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Author: Cara Locke

Carers Respite

Activities for older people, people with support needs, and people with Dementia

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Author: Helen Charlton

Latest news

  • Your October 2019 Children & Young People e-newsletter

    In this issue we let you know all about: - The West Sussex Customer and Carer Group - Free training for Personal Assistants and Employers - Public Consultation on Mental Health Plans and - VI Fun Day Read more

  • Your October 2019 Direct Payment e-newsletter

    In this issue we let you know all about: - Free Training offered by Independent Lives - Carers Trust Grant Fund - The Ageing Well in West Sussex Consultation and - Information on Disability Related Expenses Read more