Craftivism and Chat Jan 2020
We work towards promoting Independence and Inclusion
Members and Supporters at Sponsored Walk in 2015
Together we can achieve change locally
Members, Volunteers and service users at Craftivism & Chat
We challenge discrimination
Caseworker Pippa and members at Craftivism and Chat making Christmas Wreathes
Our board of Trustees
We support our members to speak up about access issues in Merton
We work with DDPOs across London to increase disability hate crime support and raise awareness

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Merton CIL News

We are seeking a passionate and committed person to join Merton Centre for Independent Living as a Disability Hate Crime Caseworker. Merton Centre for Independent Living is a values-based, user-led charity which supports Deaf and Disabled People in the London Borough of Merton to live independently, challenge discrimination and achieve change locally.

We are wishing you all a lovely Easter and relaxing bank holiday weekend. It has been a hectic few months and we will be taking a short break over Easter. Our office will be closed on Friday 2nd April and Monday 5th April. If you need support or have an update for us please leave a voicemail on 0203 397 3119 or email us at and we will get back to you in our return. You can find a list of organisaton that can provide support while we are closed here -

Merton CIL has responded to Merton Council’s draft new planning framework with a call for more plans to maintain and develop disability access. The New Local Plan will set out the Council’s planning framework for the next 10 years with strategies for new housing, economic growth and development and addressing climate change.

We are Funded By:

Big Lotto LogoThe Henry Smith Logo Trust for London LogoThe London Community Foundation Logo Merton Giving Logo National Lotto Emergency Fund Edward Gostling Foundation Logo

Wimbledon District Nurses and Midwifery Benevolent Society (Established 1887)