The City of Edinburgh Independent Living Service is based in Norton Park, Edinburgh.
An LCiL Independent Living Officer (ILO) is available to support those living in Edinburgh to access and maintain flexible Independent Living options. There is an open referral system to access LCiL services.
LCiL's Edinburgh service can support you to:
- identify your needs, including support with self assessment
- find out information about Direct Payments and the Independent Living Fund
- advertise for a Personal Assistant (PA)
- write a job description
- interview job applicants
- prepare Terms and Conditions of employment
- contract with an agency
Home visits throughout Edinburgh or appointments at the office are available and support may be available on an ongoing basis to manage your own support package.
LCiL also provides training courses about Direct Payments and independent living.
Informal enquiries welcome.
For more information, please contact:
Independent Living Team
57 Albion Road
Tel: 0131 475 2350