The Blackpool Centre for Independent Living supports the local disabled communities of Blackpool with a fully accessible centre, information and signposting service.

The centre is open to

  • Anyone with a disability
  • Their friends and family

We offer a warm welcome so please come and have a look around.

We can signpost you to information on:

  • Clubs, groups and activities
  • Specialist services
  • Finance/employment advice

The venue

Available at our venue:

  • Friendly staff
  • Nibbles Café
  • Relaxing garden
  • Free PC suite (inc. WiFi)
  • Meeting rooms - Booking enquiry
  • Accessible showers
  • Changing Places toilets
  • Medical scales for wheelchair users
  • Jigsaw library (for free loan)
  • Book exchange
  • Direct phone line to council services

Services available

The New Langdale

A community based daytime activity service. Areas covered in the activity programme are:

  • Leisure and learning
  • Arts, crafts, drama and music
  • Community volunteering
  • Nibbles training café

The British Red Cross

Can arrange for wheelchair loans to be collected from the centre. Call 01772 707300 for more details.

Disability First CIO

  • Advice and information on health conditions and disabilities
  • FREE basic IT training
  • Volunteering opportunities

Alzheimer’s Society

For information and support on issues related to living with dementia

Opening times

We are open from 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday – Friday

Contact

Email: bcil@blackpool.gov.uk 
Telephone: 01253 476880