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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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  • Annual Event and AGM 2018

    We had an excellent turnout for this year’s Annual General Meeting. We would like to say a big Thank you to everyone who came out and made the event such a huge success. We were pleased to welcome over 60 people to the Kingspan Stadium on the 17th of October 2018. A wide range of service users

    2nd November 2018
  • CILNI launch new website!

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! The URL is as before: You will notice a major difference in the look and feel of our site. The redesign includes more visual elements, an eye-catching layout, this includes bigger fonts and better typography. On top of that, the new design

    26th October 2018
  • Our Board Member Angela Hendra is the winner of the Disability Sports NI Lifetime Award

    Angela Hendra MBE is a six times Paralympic medallist, who has dedicated her life to improving the position of people with disabilities in society. Born into a large family in Malin Head in Donegal, at the age of 10 Angela and her family moved to Derry~Londonderry. Following the diagnosis of a tumour on her spine

    26th October 2018
  • Health Matters: Looking after your own health – TIME FOR ME PROGRAMME!

    Are you a Carer in the Southern Trust area?  Join Carers Trust FREE 4 week programme to help you look after your health.  Carers spend so much time caring for others – this programme is about taking the time out for yourself, and learning new skills, meeting new people and having a couple of hours to

    19th October 2018

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