Become a member

We work together to enhance independence. Our vision is to create a world where disability is not a disadvantage, as envisaged by the social model of disability. Our mission is to deliver a range of quality services, which meet the needs of disabled people in Northern Ireland in a manner which facilitates their right to independent living in an inclusive society.

We will connect disabled people to each other and with other people

We will promote CILNI through listening and providing opportunities for disabled people to be heard

We will use personal experience to help inform and influence government policy

We will ensure CILNI services are appropriate and of a high quality

We will expand CILNI membership through recruiting new members and retaining existing members

Become a member

CILNI is a user-led organisation which means that the organisation is run and controlled by disabled people.  Full membership is available to disabled people over 16 years and associate membership is available to non-disabled people or organisations who support our aims.  There is no membership fee to join CILNI.

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