Direct Payments

John Morris, helps with Self Directed supportMaria Keskes - helps with Independent supportIndependent Living is about people being able to take control of their own lives.  This can be through a variety of ways from Self-directed support, which is essential for independent living, as it enables disabled people to control their own lives and make the kinds of choices that non-disabled people take for granted to managing Personal budgets.

KCIL can provide a listening ear and impartial advice. 

For more information ring KCIL on 020 8546 9603.




Direct Payment User Group Meeting

Thursday 22nd June 2017, 1.30 pm — 3.30 pm

Searchlight Centre

Kingston Road

New Malden


Our guest speakers are Jane Bearman and John Smyth from Kingston Council; they will be available to answer any questions you may have about care charges and contributions.

Care charges and contributions will affect you, so it is in your interest to attend.

1.30pm Registration and tea/coffee

2.00pm Welcome and updates

2.15pm Jane Bearman & John Smyth (RBK) talk about care charges and contributions

3.00pm Questions and AOB

3.15/3.30 Light refreshments and close of meeting

Please RSVP


Or phone:  0208 481 1445


Direct Payment Monitoring, Information and Advice Drop-in

If you have any questions to do with managing your direct payment, KCIL is holding the following DROP-INS:

  • Wednesday 1st June between 11am and 3pm at our offices in central Kingston
  • Wednesday 28th June between 1.30pm and 4pm at the Hook Centre in Chessington
  • ‚ÄčTuesday 25th July  between 11am and 3pm at our offices in central Kingston  

For more information, contact or phone 020 8481 1442


Free Training – How to be a Good Boss

Becoming a boss can be daunting but don’t worry, this training covers everything you need to know from recruitment and selection through to budgeting and boundaries over 2 sessions:

Dates  - Tuesday 4th July and Wednesday 12th July, 11am – 3pm            

 Venue – Training Room, URC Kingston

 Book now by emailing or phone 020 8481 1442