Empowering young people with additional needs to develop the skills to live independently and achieve their potential

We promote the development and delivery of high quality work with young people with disabilities and their families and it's a very exciting time for Autonomie.

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2018 is a very exciting time at Autonomie. We are opening a new centre, LILAC House (Linked Independent Living and Advice Centre), in south Belfast. We're extending our services, launching a new community project called What Next? - A 3-year pilot project in partnership with Big Lottery Fund's Empowering Young People.  We will support even more children and young people, parents, carers and siblings in the Greater Belfast area. 

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Freedom2Choose Project

Our Freedom2Choose project offers young people between the ages 16 - 25, recreation and social space, skills development and supported events/activities independently of families and carers.

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Charity Autonomie receives over £300k Lottery Boost to support disabled young people in Greater Belfast Area. Pictured L-R Niamh Quinn (20) Megan Coates (19) and Robyn Elliott (17).jpg

Niamh Quinn, Megan Coates and Robyn Elliott recently celebrated Autonomie's £334,828 Lottery funding success!


New way to support us


LILAC House Drop-In Day

Meet our team, and learn about the services we can offer young people with additional needs, carers, parents, and siblings in the Greater Belfast area.

Wednesday 18 April 2018, 10 am to 3 pm, 4 Sandhurst Road, Belfast BT7 1PW

For further info contact our Training Officer, Lynne Morrison on 028 95918051

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I now have a can-do attitude thanks to the support I received from Autonomie. I applied to join the Youth Forum. I now have the confidence to pursue my career and interests.
— Teenage Service User, Belfast