News and Events
Northern Ireland Evaluation Report Launched!
In April 2019, both our Scotland Recipient Advisory Group and Northern Ireland Stakeholder Group organised to get-together for the first time ever to discuss what ILF Scotland funding means to them and meet with the Minister for Health and Sport, Joe Fitzpatrick to discuss what they thought the next steps for ILF Scotland would be. … Continued
ILF Scotland Celebrates 5th Birthday!
This year we are celebrating our 5th birthday and we turned five on the 1st July 2020! Chair of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland, Susan Douglas Scott CBE, remarked, “Happy birthday ILF Scotland! I can’t believe how quickly the five years that I have been involved with the Fund has gone by. “And the … Continued
ILF Scotland’s first external newsletter is now available!
At ILF Scotland, we are passionate about keeping in touch with our recipients, their families and friends and know this communication is vital to how ILF Scotland works. Over the past few months, we have been working on an external newsletter to keep everyone up to date on all things happening at ILF Scotland. We … Continued
ILF Scotland wins ‘Best Small Employer’ at the Working Families Best Practice Awards!
ILF Scotland has won the ‘Best Small Employer’ at the Working Families Best Practice Awards 2020. Now in their eleventh year, the awards showcase and celebrate employers who are offering flexibility for all their people and going above and beyond in their support for parents and carers. The awards recognise achievements in 9 categories across … Continued
Bank Holiday Payments
As Monday 25th May is a bank holiday, any ILF Scotland payments will go into accounts on Friday 22nd May. Our office will remain open during this bank holiday and if you have any queries, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 0300 200 2022
Coronavirus Office Opening Hours
ILF Scotland’s services are open Monday to Friday to manage all enquiries, however our head office is currently staffed on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with all staff working from home on a Tuesday and Friday. If you need to speak to us, our contact number is 0300 200 … Continued
How the Coronavirus pandemic is affecting disabled people in Scotland.
As the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to impact all of our lives, two organisations are looking for the views of disabled people in Scotland during this time. The Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD) and Inclusion Scotland are looking to find out what barriers disabled people are facing and what positive experiences they have had … Continued
Public Holiday Information – April 2020
We hope all of our recipients and awards managers have a lovely Easter. Just to let you know, our office will be closed on the following days over the Easter public holidays: Friday 10th April 2020: Closed Monday 13th April 2020: Closed Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday 14th April 2020. Payment Information … Continued
Update on the Scottish Living Wage
This article is to provide our recipients, award managers, parents/carers and other external stakeholders with the necessary information around the payment of the Scottish Living Wage. We are providing all the key details through our website, social media and email at the moment rather than post as most of our administration staff are currently working … Continued
ILF Scotland Coronavirus Update
In light of the latest Coronavirus (Covid-19) developments and in an effort to protect health and minimise disruption, ILF Scotland has taken the decision to suspend home visits to our recipients. Instead, we will carry out 2015 Fund reviews through a combination of telephone calls, email and video calls. If you are due to … Continued