Welcome to our new website

We have launched a brand new website aimed at making it easier for you to find the information you need.

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Welcome to our new website

We have launched a brand new website aimed at making it easier for you to find the information you need.

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 for a fair society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

PA Pages

Independent Lives operate a separate website devoted to the management of Direct Payments and the recruitment of personal assistants.

Friends of Independent Lives

Friends of Independent Lives is our free membership programme which aims to allow as many people as possible to help shape the services which we provide.

Careers

Independent Lives employs a diverse workforce across a variety of roles. We offer our staff great benefits and career progression opportunities.

Latest news

Report highlights cost-of-living impact on disabled people

A new report has highlighted the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on disabled people and their families. In July and August, the Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel held the most extensive survey of disabled people in ...

Keeping warm this winter

Cold weather can be dangerous and bad for our health. Below is some advice on how to keep warm as the weather starts to turn colder. Keep warm Heat your home to at least 18°C (65°F). ...