Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living

Here for all disabled people and those living with long-term conditions across Edinburgh and the Lothians

Covid-19 update

Find guidance and information regarding the current coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic

Current Personal Assistant vacancies

Find a range of Personal Assistant roles advertised on behalf of individual employers from across the Lothians.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Distance Aware Scheme

New initiative supported by the Scottish Government designed to help people who are concerned about sharing the same space with others.

30th Anniversary in Lothian Centre For Inclusive Living

Founded originally in 1991, LCiL has over the last thirty years thrived into a leading champion of the Independent Living Movement in Scotland

Covid-19 update: There are currently restrictions in place on face-to-face meetings.
Please read our latest update for more information.

Just to know that they are there makes me a lot more conscious and a lot more courageous


When somebody gives you a glimmer of hope about one thing, on one day, that changes the rest of that day and reminds you that you will find a way through


It is unique in the way that it supports people to live independently without being a support agency


Our Impact

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An external report on LCiL’s impact, values and services. An independent review of LCiL and its impact took place in May 2018. Interviews and focus groups with 15 service users, 2 carers, 4 staff and 10 external partners provided a rounded picture of LCiL’s values. The report, published in June, 2018 summarises the findings, using direct film footage from the interview conducted as part of the review.

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of people report that LCiL has improved the choice and control they have in their lives.
of survey respondents value and would recommend Grapevine.
of people reported that employing PAs helped them do the things that are important to them.
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