Independent Living Advice and Support Service (Brokerage)


An independent living advice & support service. Supporting disabled people, older people and carers across Cheshire East to make informed decisions in order to direct their own care and manage their personal budget. Who can access the service? Anyone who lives in Cheshire East and receives a Personal Budget (Direct Payments) from Cheshire East Council or fund their own care. 

Cheshire Centre for Independent Living can support you with: 
• Ongoing technical advice and information on all aspects of directing your own care. 
• Employing staff legally and acting as a good employer. 
• Managing the paperwork for their Direct Payments. 
• Assisting with the recruitment of a Personal Assistant or assisting with the arrangement of care via a Care Agency. 
• Carrying out Police Checks (DBS checks) on Personal Assistants 
• Working out how to spend a Personal Budget and helping a person allocate costs to ensure their needs are met. 
• Supporting with any employment law issues. 
• Signposting to other relevant services.

Service Details

Sension House, Denton Drive, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 7LU (directions displayed on map)
Cheshire Centre For Independent Living (CCIL)
Service Type:
Information and Advice
Age Range:
18 years and over
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Face to face
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
Communication aids and support available:
  • Hearing Loop
  • Text Phone
  • Large Print Material
  • Materials in Braille
  • Translated Material
  • British Sign Language
  • Use of symbols/pictures
  • Makaton
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible
  • Pushchair Accessible
  • Hoisting Facilities
Age Band:
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Older People (65+)
Provides support to:
  • People with an autistic spectrum disorder
  • People with dementia
  • People with SEN/learning disabilities
  • People with mental health difficulties
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with sensory impairment
  • People with an acquired brain injury
Sector Type:
  • Registered Charity

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Weekdays only
Opening Times - Monday:
09.00 - 17.00
Opening Times - Tuesday:
09.00 - 17.00
Opening Times - Wednesday:
09.00 - 17.00
Opening Times - Thursday:
09.00 - 17.00
Opening Times - Friday:
09.00 - 16.30
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:

This page was last updated on 30 May 2018

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This page was last updated on 30 May 2018


Contact Details

01606 331853