LCiL is a user led organisation based in Leicester city that works in innovative ways based on the social model of disability to support disabled people at a local, regional and national level to exercise choice and control for independent living. All our work is underpinned by the social model of disability and as a user led organisation we are run and controlled by disabled people. We positively promote equality in the workplace and in our services on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.
Our aim is to provide a range of professional disability services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland that empower disabled people and their family and friends and organisations to positively respond to disability and equality issues and contribute to achieving independence, inclusion and equality for disabled people.
LCiL Advice provides accessible information and advice on all matters disability.The service is free and confidential for disabled people, older people, carers and family members as well as professionals working with disabled people.
Our partnership with Irwin Mitchell Solicitors and Ropewalk Chambers means that we run legal surgeries on a regular basis for those who may require a free legal consultation.
LCiL Events proudly presents Choice Unlimited, a UK wide road show on independent living and the first of its kind nationally. Aimed at disabled people, older people and carers, Choice Unlimited showcases the diversity of information, services, products, ideas and innovation that is available to support independent living all under one roof.Consultancy LCiL is able to offer its expertise on a wide range issues faced by organisations across the private, public and voluntary sectors to respond to disability equality.
Our expert team can provide a range of bespoke solutions pertaining to employment, recruitment , training, as well as organisational development and research to give you a in depth understanding of disability for your organisation. Hate Crime Reporting Centre If you are the victim of a hate incident or hate crime, or have witnessed one and want to report it, there are few places you can do this.
You can come to the LCiL which a Hate Crime Reporting Centres where your matter will be dealt with sensitively and confidentially in a safe and comfortable environment. All cases are treated with strict confidence, and people can report an incident without having to speak to the police. A trained member of staff will be able to provide confidential advice and guidance, and refer victims to appropriate support services if required. LCiL Payroll aims to provide an accurate and timely payroll service to employers. We specialise in supporting employers who receive Direct Payments, the Independent Living Fund, Access to Work and Personal Independence Payments. We also support employers whose support is self-funded. We aim to ensure our company is accurate by following strict payroll procedures and keeping up to date with legislation i.e. via membership of relevant professional bodies/regularly checking for government updates.
We aim to safeguard our customers by taking reasonable steps to ensure our practices are confidential and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and are equal and accessible.We regularly monitor and review our services in order that we can offer the best quality of payroll provision Team SMS Team S.M.S. (Stories / Memories / Skills) is our multimedia project that offers training in educational and community settings.We have a Social Media Cafe, where a range of discussions take place every week and with the new regular time slot of 11.30am-2.00pm in the Hall means there is plenty of room and pop-up stalls from organisations to raise awareness of support services available to LCiL members.
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