Independent Living Skills

Ideal for All - Independent Living Skills


Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall


contact us

Marilyn Robinson


Tel: 0121 558 5555


where is it?

Independent Living Centre, 100 Oldbury Road, Smethwick B66 1JE.



Six 3 hour sessions once a week.


Overview of Support offered

Looking to live more independently? Maybe you will be living on your own for the first time and unsure of what to expect or what you are expected to do? Want to build on your knowledge of real life situations and knowing how to deal with problems as and when they arise? We offer a Basic Living Skills course that will enable you to learn simple life skills. This includes:

  • Preparing a simple meal.
  • Identifying healthy eating and looking at nutritional information.
  • Personal health and hygiene.
  • Completing domestic tasks.
  • Making choices and staying safe.
  • Living to a budget.

The course encourages self-confidence and growth whilst promoting independence and social skills. It also supports and empowers individuals to make decisions and complete tasks to the best of their abilities. Support available where needed.


Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability


Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way


Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 6   Maximum No. 10


What equipment should I bring?



Outcomes expected

You will gain skills for independent living; including shopping, preparing a meal, completing domestic tasks, travelling safely, personal hygiene and managing finances/budgeting.