News and Events
Christmas and New Year opening times 2019!
We hope all of our recipients, award managers and friends of ILF have a lovely Christmas and wish them all the best for 2020. Due to public holidays, our opening times will change slightly over this period. Please see below for more details. Payment dates will not change during this period, but if you have … Continued
Updated opening hours, Friday 6 December 2019
Our office will be closing at 2pm on Friday 6th December. If your enquiry is urgent, please leave a voicemail with your name and reference number and someone will get back to you as soon as they can. Alternatively, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will get back to you. Normal opening hours will resume … Continued
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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