Independent Living Resource Centre - ILRC

01206 615165 Empowerment through Achievement

After a very long wait we are moving forward to realise our new centre. Bright Lives CIC are about to move into our new 1700 square feet, Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) in the next few weeks within the King Edwards Quay in Colchester, this will be a new innovative solution to enable real life progression in a facility that has been purpose built to develop the skills leading to greater independence.

We will have a fully fitted training flat as well as an attached resource centre, we will be expanding our very successful Independent Living Programme that has been developed over the last three years as well as offering workshops for parents/carers to attend to plan the future for those you care for.  These will develop the next steps to Independence towards Independent Living or supported living.  This will enable a greater understanding on how to access the community of work/meaningful volunteering opportunities. We are fitting out the centre at the moment and thought you might like to see the latest photos.

Part of our Independent Living courses include communication skills which incorporates the importance of  understanding the use of Social Media and to manage the use of the internet to access the community safely.   Call 01206 615165 for further details. Or email
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Today we have received the funding to fit out the new kitchen in the centre, please see below the images of the fit out.

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Further details will be posted here as they become available.

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