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

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  • Disability Justice is More Than Campaigning for Accessibility

    Heavens knows, I have engaged in the challenges of disability access for nearly a decade now and I know that I have peers for whom this has been a longer campaign. Yet despite all of our efforts in this area, we appear to be no further forward than when I first began. The battle for

    12th February 2019
  • Department for Communities Workshop

    Department for Communities is holding a workshop for older people, disabled people and their organisations to discuss two public realm schemes planned for Belfast. The workshop will be held on the 5th February 2019 from 1.30pm to 4pm. The venue for the workshop is now confirmed as the Clayton Hotel which is on Ormeau Avenue in Belfast

    4th February 2019
  • Patient and Client Council – Experiences of self-directed support

    In September 2018 the Patient and Client Council set out to hear the views and experiences of people who have used self-directed support to arrange social care for themselves, or the person they care for. Entitled ‘Our Experiences of Self-directed Support’; this report represents the first user-feedback survey that has been conducted on self-directed support

    4th February 2019
  • CILNI User Survey 2018

    We are pleased to present the findings of our User Survey 2018, which overall demonstrates the value of our organisation and the work we do. 446 service users completed our survey and provided us with excellent feedback. Thank you to everyone who took part! Download Here: CILNI User Survey Results 2018.pdf

    4th February 2019

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