Every year, Independent Lives support thousands of people to live their lives with choice and control. Find out about what we got up to in 2023 with our brand new impact report.

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Every year, Independent Lives support thousands of people to live their lives with choice and control. Find out about what we got up to in 2023 with our brand new impact report.

Working together to change lives

Independent Lives is a user-led charity 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

Jun 12 2024

Independent Lives celebrates prestigious wins at the 2024 WSPiC awards

Independent Lives’ care team has won the prestigious care team award at the highly esteemed 2024 West Sussex Partners in Care (WSPiC) awards. This significant accolade underscores the team's outstanding dedication and innovative care to individuals ...

Apr 11 2024

Independent Lives supports disabled people to access the Household Support Fund

In an ambitious effort spanning the last twelve months, the Direct Payment team at Independent Lives has played a crucial role in enabling disabled people throughout West Sussex to benefit from the Government's Household Support Fund. ...

Apr 4 2024

Independent Lives awarded contract to provide support to East Sussex residents

Independent Lives has been awarded a contract from East Sussex County Council to provide support to disabled people in the county. The service will ensure that recipients of Direct Payments have access to support from highly ...