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 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

Opinion piece in The Irish News!

One of ILF’s Northern Ireland Stakeholders, Michaela Hollywood, has written a piece for the Irish News about the difference ILF makes to her life. Michaela has spinal muscular atrophy, a condition which means her mobility is very limited. Michaela has personal assistants who play an essential role in her life and help her with everything … Continued

Northern Ireland residents to have their say on the future of ILF!

Independent Living Fund (ILF) has called for disabled people and their care networks to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 people across Northern Ireland currently receive ILF support to live independently in their homes and communities. However, the fund was closed to new recipients in 2010, leaving many … Continued

Office Opening Hours 10th February 2020

Due to the weather, our office will be closed from 3pm on Monday 10th February. If you need to get in touch, please leave your name and reference number on our voicemail and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can reach us at