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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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Downloadable Resources

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

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Direct payments and Self Directed Support

Information on all aspects of independent living and Direct Payments.

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  • Do you want a chance to win a £50 gift voucher?

    How are we doing? This month we launch our CILNI User Survey, designed to help us understand how well our services are delivered. We will use the information provided to enhance and improve our service provision moving forward. Have your say and you could win a £50 gift voucher! If you would like to take

    13th June 2018
  • CILNI appoints new Payroll Service Manager

    We are delighted that Kelly Robinson has started work with as at the end of August as the new manager of our payroll service team, replacing Anna Glogiewicz. Kelly will be leading the team as a time of record levels of new enrolments to the service and is looking forward to the challenge of delivering

    13th June 2018
  • Changes of personnel in the Independent Living Advisory team

    We were sad to learn earlier this year that Martha McWilliams had decided that, after many years, it was time for her to move on to face new challenges. Martha joined us in 2008 when we set up the Magherafelt office to support members and service users in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust Area. Since

    13th May 2018

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