SAIL (Social and Independent Living) Programme - Autonomie Autonomie

Contact Information

Lilac House, 4 Sandhurst Road, Belfast, Co Antrim, BT7 1PW
Contact Person
Telephone Number
028 9591 8051
Email Address
Web Address
Visit Website
Visit Facebook page

Additional Information

SAIL (Social and Independent Living) programme provides young people with complex additional needs an interactive and fun learning experience. This community-based programme helps young people build self-confidence and develop self-awareness and provides emotional and practical support during transition between adolescence and adulthood.

SAIL offers participants an opportunity to develop or improve basic independent living skills and empowers these young people with additional needs to live more independent and confident lives within their community.

Who is SAIL for? 

Young people with physical disabilities and allied additional needs aged between 16 and 30.

How much does is cost for my child to attend?

Each programme runs for 6-months and is FREE to attend.

Themes and activities include :-

  • Life choices - How these can impact on all aspects of living
  • Keeping safe - Living in local communities
  • Living a more independent life – Basic cookery skills, Housekeeping, Budgets and Responsibilities
  • Personal awareness - Self Awareness, Personal Safety, and Personal presentation
  • Looking after Mental health – Coping Skills, Triggers and Distractions.

SAIL will be available in the following Areas :-

  • Ards and Northdown
  • Antrim and Newtownabbey
  • Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon
  • Lisburn and Castlereagh
  • Mid and East Antrim
  • Newry, Mourne and Down
  • Mid Ulster

Referrals can be :

Self/Parent /Guardian Social Worker or other Health Professional School/College or other Education or training establishment.

Contact details: 

Email or Tel : 028 9591 8051

Available to Age Groups
16yrs -30 yrs
Category of Services
  • Disability - Learning Disability, Autism, ADHD
  • Disability - Physical & Sensory
  • Transition
Areas covered
  • Antrim
  • Armagh
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Banbridge
  • Carrickfergus
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Craigavon
  • Down
  • Dungannon
  • Larne
  • Lisburn
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newry & Mourne
  • Newtownabbey
Method of Access (Referral)
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker

Is the information in this listing incorrect? Please let us know