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Maximising your benefits with Citizens Advice

Receiving Personal Independence Payments (PIP) can act as a gateway for accessing other types of help. If you receive specific rates of PIP you may be eligible for other benefits (providing you meet the other conditions of each benefit). Exemples If you receive the standard rate for the Mobility Component you may be eligible for…

Food Banks and Cheap Alternatives

Winter and the cost of living crisis can be a tricky time for many, especially in the aftermath of Christmas spending. If you’re struggling with budgeting and affording food or other essentials, know that you are not alone, and that facing financial challenges is nothing to feel ashamed of. There are lots of others in…

WECIL Community Conferences

WECIL are excited to be launching our quarterly Community Conferences! We are committed to having a strong connection with the people who access our services and support and want to create regular spaces to meet with our community. If you are a current user of any WECIL service, you are invited to attend a Community Conference. Come…

Celebrating the life of Jayne Carr

We are very sad to announce the passing of our Honorary President Jayne Carr. Jayne was at the very heart of WECIL since the beginning, involved in the Disabled People’s Rights Movement and she will be greatly missed by the community she so loyally served and loved. Jayne was a nurturing, caring and influential member…

Come to Know Your Right’s Open Meeting – 13.1.23

We are Know Your Rights, a voice and speak up group within WECIL. We are a welcoming community of adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism working together to break down barriers and support independent living. Discover more about who we are, how we started, what we do and come along to our open meeting on…

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A Platform for Change: By Dominic Ellison

There is currently a massive reorganisation in England of health and social care delivery. It is now more important than ever that Disabled people and their organisations have an influential voice at the important tables and in big decisions. Organisations like WECIL have a key role to play, both as an activist group campaigning for…

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