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About us

CILNI provides a range of services to disabled people, including older people, people with learning disability and mental health service users.

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Pay CILNI Online

It’s quick and easy to make a one-off payment online with a debit or credit card.

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Our services help disabled people choosing to take more control over their arrangements for personal support.

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Payroll Information

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Video and Podcasts

Visit our video page for a range of informative and useful guidance videos on a variety of topics, including Direct Payments and User Stories.

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Direct payments and Self Directed Support

Information on all aspects of independent living and Direct Payments.

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Centre for Independent Living NI
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  • We are very sad to hear of the passing of Ron Wilson

    It is with great sadness that CILNI announces the death of one of our dedicated volunteers, Ron Wilson, who passed away last week. He worked with us as a volunteer for three years, helping us build up our library resources and providing tailored information for individuals taking on Self-Directed Support. Ron interacted with all facets

    9th January 2020
  • Imtac is organising a pedestrian workshop

    Imtac is organising a pedestrian workshop on the 5th February 2020 to be held at Girdwood Community Hub. The workshop will focus on two specific barriers in the pedestrian environment that frequently make life difficult disabled people, older people and others – pavement parking and A Boards on footways. The workshop programme will include a keynote

    8th January 2020
  • Christmas Party for Service Users

    Please come and join us for some Christmas cheer at our offices on the following dates;   Tuesday 10th December 1.00pm – Belfast Office Wednesday 18th December 1.00pm – Magherafelt Office   An opportunity to meet the CILNI team as well as other service users whilst enjoying some festive treats!   For more information: Tel:

    26th November 2019

Working to support disabled people,
choosing to take more control over their arrangements.