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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.

Hanwell Carnival

Many, many thanks to all who came to support this year's Hanwell Carnival. We were blessed with the weather and thoroughly enjoyed the occasion.

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Events and Activities

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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 last Individual Budget User Group (IBUG) meeting took place on Wednesday 24th June '15. The meeting covered how care packages are assessed and reassessed and focused on what people need to know in order to get the best outcome from the process. For further information, please contact ECIL on 020 8280 2256 or david.hunt@ecil.org. The next meetings dates are: Wednesday 16th September '15 and Wednesday 25th November '15. We look forward to seeing you then.

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Artisticus. The Arts at ECIL.

Latest news

ECIL Picture House - closed for our Summer break!

The ECIL Picture House is now closed for the Summer break and will restart on Thursday 3rd September '15.
We will be showing The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
Have a great Summer!

16 Week Strength and Balancing Programme

Ealing Carers’ Centre will be hosting a Strength and Balance Programme for 16 weeks on Mondays, 12.30pm to 1.30pm.
If you are over 65 and are having balancing problems, please call on 020 8840 1566 as we are gathering interest at the moment.

New Courses for Carers at the Ealing Carers' Centre

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

Events coming up

There are currently no events coming up. Please check back from time to time.