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Are you a disabled person living in York and want to:

Then contact the ILS

(01904) 479851

Independent Living Scheme (ILS) provides support, advice and information for disabled people in York who want to live independently and have more choice and control over how their individual needs are met.

ILS is funded by the City of York Council to support individuals who are receiving Direct Payments and/or Personal Budgets which are used to arrange their own care.

case studies

Fiona Employing my PAs has made a tremendous difference in my life. Initially due to lack of experience in recruiting staff I didnt always choose the best person for the job or get the best out of my PAs. I am now much more aware that I am the one in charge and that the PAs should act on my instructions within reason of course! Read Fiona's case study.


Janis My story has been on the ILS website for a couple of years and I thought that it was time for an update as my circumstances have changed radically over the past year and I have just recently celebrated 1 year of being an employer! The photo on the next page is of me and my team of PA's at a little party to mark the anniversary! Read Janis's case study.


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It doesn’t have to be daunting – just ask – the help is there, as much or as little as you feel comfortable with. A brilliant service.
A high level of support, good, well informed staff will help you achieve Independent Living, control and choice.
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