We are looking to grow our Board and are now recruiting people with experience and passion in the following sectors: Legal, Social Care, Media/Marketing and HR. Read more
Members contribute to the direction of our charity, take part and vote in our AGM and have an active role in supporting people to live independently. Read more
Independent Lives is proud to have been nationally and locally recognised for our work in health and social care. Read more
To celebrate Spring we are fundraising so our customers can enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court Pavilion in Worthing.
By donating you will make a real difference to the lives of disabled people living in West Sussex. Read more
Would you like to have more control over your care and support?
Then a Personal Budget could work for you.
Our adviser, Glenys, manages a Personal Budget for her daughter and it's transformed their lives. Find out how.
Make a difference to your life, and the life of a disabled person. Personal Assistants work directly for the person they support. As well as being rewarding, the role is varied and offers flexible hours.
Watch the BSL guide to Direct Payments to find out how managing your own personal budget can support your independence.
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Read information in Easy Read about money you can receive to pay for your care and support.
Our care service has roles available now.
We have a wide range of free resources and guidance on living independently, managing a personal budget and employing support staff.
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Care Service receives an overall rating of 'good' from CQC! Read more
(image credit: The Guardian) 'Personal assistants have made a profound difference to Nadia Clarke’s quality of life. “Without PAs I’d be left frustrated and I think it would have affected my mental health,” explains the 25-year-old from West Yorkshire, who has cerebral palsy and is profoundly deaf.' Read more
Do you need to employ PAs to support you to live independently in Hampshire? Then come along to our Eastleigh event for top tips on how to recruit the best care staff. Read more