ILF Scotland wins ‘Best Small Employer’ accolade at Working Mum’s Top Employers Awards!

ILF Scotland has been awarded the ‘Best Small Employer’ accolade at this year’s Working Mum’s Top Employers Awards! The Awards were presented at a ceremony in London on 5th November and celebrate the leading companies in gender diversity and flexible working. The judges praised the way the Independent Living Fund Scotland had developed a rounded, … Continued

Transition Fund for Scotland’s disabled youth to be expanded as £2.5 million milestone reached!

ILF Scotland has reached a £2.5 million funding milestone through its Transition Fund, and has just received Scottish Government backing to extend its remit to help even more young disabled people and those with long-term conditions across Scotland. The organisation currently provides financial awards and grants to over 3,000 disabled people in Scotland to help … Continued

Update to our phone line hours

Thursday 31st October On Thursday, 31st October our staff will be in training all day and therefore our phone lines will be closed all day. Emails will be monitored throughout the day so if your enquiry is urgent please email us at enquiries@ilf.scot with your full name and reference number and one of our staff members … Continued

Office Opening Hours – Friday 13th September 2019

Due to a Scottish Government Public Holiday, our office opening hours on 13 September will be 9am – 12.30pm. If you need to speak to a member of our team please leave your name, reference number and phone number on our voicemail and someone will get back to you. Alternatively, you can email enquiries@ilf.scot. Our … Continued

Hoax Phone Call Information

It has come to our attention that our enquiries phone number is being used to make phone calls which could potentially lead to a scam. The phone calls claim to be from ILF Scotland and are requesting personal information. We want to reassure all ILF Scotland recipients, family members and award managers that when we … Continued

ILF Scotland 2015 Fund Stakeholders Group is Recruiting New Members!

We want to make sure that disabled people are at the heart of our decision making at ILF Scotland.  One way of helping us do this is through our ILF Scotland Stakeholder Group.  The main purpose of the Stakeholder Group is to support the improvement and development of ILF Scotland by advising the Scottish Government … Continued

Over one thousand young disabled people able to try something new thanks to ILF Scotland Transition Fund!

  ILF Scotland has awarded £1.7 million to young people in Scotland through the Transition Fund. Having received over 1,000 applications since the Transition Fund launch, ILF Scotland now aims to help even more young disabled people aged between 16 and 21 to improve their independence, confidence and participation within their communities. Applicants are eligible … Continued

Independent Living Fund (ILF) recipients meet with Minister for Public Health and Sport!

In April 2019, ILF recipients from Scotland and Northern Ireland held their inaugural joint Stakeholder Group meeting with the Scottish Minister for Public Health and Sport, Joe FitzPatrick MSP. The meeting provided an opportunity for fund recipients to share experiences of ILF Scotland and to discuss what future developments they would like to see with … Continued

Updated office hours Tuesday 14th May

Due to staff training on Tuesday 14th May, our office will be closed all day. If you need to speak to a member of staff, please leave a voicemail with your name, phone number and reference number and a member of staff will get back to you as soon as possible. Otherwise, you can email … Continued

ILF Scotland Wins Community Engagement Project of the Year at the UK Public Finance Awards!

ILF Scotland was awarded the Community Engagement Project of the Year at the Public Finance Awards in London (Wednesday 1 May). The annual awards ceremony, run in association with the Charted Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), celebrates the people, organisations and services that demonstrate excellence and originality in public finance from across the UK. … Continued