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Partnership working.

GFI is working with national organisations on a vision for the future, where we can all maximise our quality of life and keep ourselves active and engaged. Follow developments on our News page.

GFI provides information for individuals, independent Occupational Therapists and associated businesses. 

Contact GFI for information and resources for independent practice relating to social enterprise.

Independent Living Centres                                               

We will shortly be listing Independent Living Centres on this website with their contact details around the UK.

Providing services for individuals and professionals

  • Going For Independence (GFI) specialises in providing:
  • -   Information and advice on independent living and equipment
  • -   Links to independent OTs for environmental assessments to enable people to live their lives to the full
  • -   Specialist training for organisations
  • -   Activity sessions for community groups
  • -   Access Assessments 


Most people are affected by a loss of mobility at some time in their lives, either through accident, illness, injury or aging, or through the experiences of a close relative or friend. GFI will help you to get the right information at the right time

Contact us on 01287 204204 or email 
for information on what will best suit you and your home. If needed we will put you in touch with the right support and research local information for you. 

Our vision is for people to be empowered to live life to the full, with more choice and control over their lives.






See our News page for the latest GFI developments

Read about the new Clear Needs New Ideas tool

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Contact us for more information about Going For Independence:

32 Marshall Drive
TS12 2RD

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