Who Are We

“BCIL It is a grassroots user-led organisation for people with disabilities with the main aim of ensuring that all people with disabilities achieve Independent Living, choice and control over their lives and full participation in society as equal citizens.

Meet Our Team

Antoinette Tierney


Tea Eloshvili

Manager Assistant

Geraldine Rooney

Development Officer

Freda Brady

Home Support

Our Volunteers

The aim of our Volunteer Service is to reduce isolation by matching volunteers to people with disabilities to accompany them on social events/appointments promoting inclusion and to empower people with disabilities to become active citizens within their community.

Our Volunteer service is continuing to grow at a steady pace.

If you want to get involved to make a real difference, we can talk through.

Mission Statement

The mission of the center for independent living is to bring about real change in the lives of people with disabilities in order to achieve true independent living. We will work to ensure that the priciples of independent living, choices, rights, empowerment and control are intrinsically rooted in the thinking, policies, strategies and actions of all stakeholders.

Core Values

Our core values are underpinned by the philosophy of Independent Living and all activities are aimed towards promoting: independence, options, rights and empowerment.

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