ILF 25 days of Christmas – 2020 achievements

As we look back over the year as an organisation our nation and the world we live in is fighting to contain Coronavirus. We are acutely aware that the associated illness Covid-19 is taking so many lives and all of us have our own part to play in supporting our governments to respond to this … Continued

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2020

ILF Scotland will be closed on Friday 25th and Monday 28th December and Friday 1st and Monday 4th January. Our office will be open from 10am to 2pm on Thursday 24th, Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st December. On Tuesday 29th December and Tuesday 5th January staff will be working at home but our phone line … Continued

Scottish Government announces £500 bonus for health and social care staff – statement from ILF Scotland

Earlier this week, the Scottish Government announced a one-off payment for Scotland’s lifesavers and care-givers on the frontline throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Scottish Government’s announcement provides information on the one-off pro-rated £500 payment, and sets out those categories of workers who are eligible. This includes Personal Assistants for adults. We are confirming the details … Continued

ILF Scotland launches new strategy on International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020!

Last autumn, we held a number of events and an online consultation to gather the views of our recipients, their families, carers and other stakeholders so they could have their say around ILF Scotland’s future vision. We are delighted to launch our new strategy for 2020 – 2023 today on the International Day of Persons … Continued

ILF Scotland champions International Day of People with Disabilities

We are proud to be championing International Day of People with Disabilities which takes place on 3rd December. We have designed a week-long campaign on our website and social media channels (30th November – 6th December) with the aim of celebrating the day and raising awareness of the importance of creating a future where disabled … Continued

December 2020 Newsletter launched!

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 our second newsletter to keep everyone up to date on all things happening at ILF Scotland. We … Continued

Transition Fund Update

Due to an exceptionally high level of demand, the Transition Fund will operate to a £1,500 maximum grant from the 1st December 2020. We appreciate that this will be disappointing news to some individuals, however the fund will continue to provide an opportunity for young disabled people to access financial support during this challenging time. … Continued

Office Closed Thursday 26th November

Our office will be closed on Thursday 26th November due to staff training. 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 and someone will get back to you.

ILF Scotland named in Top Ten UK Employer list for Working Families!

Work-life balance charity Working Families has announced its annual benchmark of the top family-friendly employers in the UK. Now in its eleventh year, employers large and small from across the public, private, and third sectors compete annually to gain a coveted place on the list of Top Employers for Working Families. ILF Scotland was named … Continued

Have your say on the Health and Sport Committee survey!

The Health and Sport Committee is looking to gather views from those who receive care at home services and the impact Covid-19 has had on the delivery of these services, and what issues the pandemic has highlighted, improved or made worse. The Health and Sport Committee is looking for views from the following people: Individuals … Continued