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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.

Calling All Carers.................. Save The Date!

Friday 6th March 2015

The next major event is the Carers’ Conference, which will be held at Ealing Town Hall! Attendance is FREE! Do you want to know how the Care Act will impact on you as a carer? Then please contact Jane Barnes, the manager at the Ealing Carers’ Centre, on 020 8840 1566 and book yourself onto this informative conference. Also, it will be your opportunity to contribute to the planning of Carers Assessments and get your views heard. Places are allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis – so please do not delay contacting us.

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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) meeting will take place on Wednesday 1st April '15, 2.00pm-4.00pm, at 1 Bayham Road, West Ealing, W13 0TQ. The 2015 schedule of IBUG meeting dates is: Wednesday 24th June '15, 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

16 Week Strength and Balancing Programme

Ealing Carers’ Centre will be hosting Strength and Balance Programme for 16 weeks on a Monday morning from 12:30pm–1:30pm.
If you are over 65 and are having balancing problems please call the Carers' Centre 0208 840 1566 to book a space.

ECIL Picture House - back on Thursday afternoons!

The next ECIL Picture House in 2015 will be showing 'Niagra', starring Marilyn Monroe, on Thursday 12th March '15.
Please arrive by 2.00pm, to be seated and served some tea or coffee. The film will start at 2.15pm.

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, for more information or to book, on 020 8840 1566 or carers@ecil.org.

Events coming up



IT for Beginners. Ring for an appointment for FREE individual tuition on getting started on computers



Yoga – a gentle class, to promote relaxation and well being. £5 is payable to the instructor.



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