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STOP PRESS – SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living has won the Overall Independent Living Initiative award at the 2014 Independent Living Awards run by Breakthrough UK.
Baroness Jane Campbell DBE said ‘We need to recognise the important role of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO) in 2014, a time when independence for many is under threat. Over the last 30 years Spectrum CIL have played a pivotal role in delivering Independent Living opportunities and influencing social policy. They have grown and developed whilst always keeping true to their values and objectives.’. For more information about the awards, check out the Breakthrough UK awards page.

On Thursday 6th November 2014, SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living celebrated its 30th anniversary. Formerly called Southampton Centre for Independent Living, the organisation has changed dramatically throughout the years and the new section of the website ‘SPECTRUM at 30′ is devoted to tracing that development, and the achievements we have made along the way.

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SPECTRUM Centre for Independent Living has just released its Annual Report for 2014. Download it now to find out what we have been up to over the past year and our exciting plans for the future.

SPECTRUM has a NEW Direct Payments Website.  Please visit for information and fact sheets on all aspects to do with Direct Payments and PA management.  Please bear in mind this site is still in its developmental stage.  If you feel there is any information missing, please contact us.