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. 

Employer Training Events 2020

Information on our Employer Training Events 2020 Series


Author: Gareth Shephard

Coronavirus advice for Direct Payment Employers


Author: David Streeter

Easy read guides to Direct Payments

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



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.


Author: Helen Charlton

Latest news

  • Your October 2020 Direct Payment e-newsletter

    In this issue we let you know all about: - Personal & Professional Development PA training - NHS Peer Leadership Development Programme - We Won’t Be Forgotten campaign, and - Free online courses from Greater Brighton Metropolitan college Read more

Training and events

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