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Ealing Centre for Independent Living. ECIL is an organisation of disabled people working to eliminate the barriers preventing disabled people from living full and independent lives.

Come to ECIL for everything you want to know about Disability, but were too afraid to ask. We offer advice, information and we can help you get what you need to live an independent life. It's FREE to join, so why not become a member.

Ealing Half Marathon

Three runners from ECIL All Stars team, Ealing Half Marathon 2013Sunday 28th September 2014

The Ealing Carers' Centre is participating in the Ealing Half Marathon and welcome all support on Sunday 28th September 2014. The race will start and finish in Lammas Park, visiting lots of the other parks in Ealing. The Half Marathon is 13 miles long. We are hoping to raise the profile of carers in the Borough and to fundraise for ECIL and the Ealing Carers' Centre. We are looking for runners of all abilities and supporters to cheer us on the route. If you are interested in coming along and/ or sponsoring our runners, please let us know by phoning 020 8840 1566.

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Events and Activities

Disability Connect logo.

Disability Connect meetings

The Disability Connect has been involved in a number of marches and demonstrations, to make our views on the cuts known. Please keep checking this space for information regarding the next meeting. Thank you for your continued support.

Members of Direct Payments User Group.

Individual Budget Users Group (IBUG)

The next Individual Budget User Group (IBUG) took place on Wednesday 3rd September '14, 2-4pm, at 1 Bayham Rd. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 26th November '14, 2-4pm.

Go to our Direct Payments page

Artisticus. The Arts at ECIL.

Latest news

Carers Rights Day Event at the Carers' Centre

Friday 28th Novembember 2014. 10:00- 12:00pm.

Details to follow

New Courses for Carers at Ealing Carers' Centre

We will be running a number of FREE courses for carers. If you would like to attend First Aid, Manual Handling and/ or Stress Management courses, please contact us, for more information or to book, on 020 8840 1566 or carers@ecil.org.

ECIL Picture House is back!

ECIL Picture House will be showing the next Bette Davis film 'Dark Victory' on Thursday 25th September '14.
Please arrive by 2.00pm to be seated and served some tea or coffee. The film will start at 2.15pm.

Events coming up



Stay Active 4 Life. Gentle exercise for all abilities. 3 per session



Zumba Gold a Latin inspired dance workout for all abilities, including wheelchair users and people with limited mobility. 3 is payable to the instructor.



Calling carers in Hanwell 4th Weds every month, drop in for coffee, conversation and to stay in touch