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. 

Your August 2019 Children & Young People e-newsletter

This month is a special edition, where we give you accessible ideas of what you can do with your children over the summer.

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Author: Gareth Shephard

Our impact

Every year we celebrate our achievements and the impact of our charity and social enterprise. Read more about our work in the 2018/19 Impact Report.

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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

Easter Half Term Fundraiser raises over £1,800!

The Easter Bunny Hop had lots of family fun this half-term, and raised over £1,800 for social activities for our customers!

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Author: Helen Charlton

Carers Respite

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

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Author: Helen Charlton

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