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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Direct Payment Support Project Update and Invitation

Direct Payment Support Project Update and Invitation

If you receive a direct payment, fund your own social or health care, or if you support someone who is in receipt of a direct payment or is a self-funder we hope that you can attend a meeting to discuss Direct Payment Support in Sheffield on Thursday 19th January 2017 from 1.30 to 3.30pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane S1 4FW.

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Disability Sheffield PA Register

Disability Sheffield PA Register

Are you looking to employ your own Personal Assistant? Are you looking for a job in Social Care? If so, sign up to our PA Register today! It is completely FREE for PAs to sign up, and we are also running a 3 month FREE promotional offer for employers.

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#DisabilityWorks and the Government Green Paper Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability

#DisabilityWorks and the Government Green Paper Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability

Many top businesses see the value of employing disabled people in Sheffield, and Sheffield City Council are working with businesses in the city to help them recruit, train and develop disabled talent from across the region.

The Disability Works Campaign is a partnership with The Sheffield Star, local businesses, Sheffield City Council, Jobcentre Plus and local disability organisations to provide tailored support to make it easy for employers to recruit disabled people.

During the #Disability Works campaign Disability Sheffield intend to respond to the Government’s green paper and consultation, Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability, which was launched at the end of October.

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Wednesday 18th January

MarketAble

Come and experience Trading without Barriers every Wednesday starting from 9th November at the entrance of The Moor Market.

This is a new partnership venture...

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Wednesday 25th January

MarketAble

Come and experience Trading without Barriers every Wednesday starting from 9th November at the entrance of The Moor Market.

This is a new partnership venture...

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Wednesday 18th January

Sheffield Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel 5:45pm

Town Hall, Pinstone Street, S1 2HH

The Sheffield Hate Crime Panel scrutinises reported incidents of hate crime within the city and offer advice to the Police...

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Thursday 19th January

Carers Service Improvement Forum ( SIF ) - 10.30am - 12.30pm

To help you to bring your own personal experience and expertise to the development of their services Sheffield City Council has set up a number...

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Can You Keep a Video Diary for The One Show?

Can You Keep a Video Diary for The One Show?

BBC TV programme, The One Show, is looking for volunteers with various disabilities from across the country who use public transport a lot – planes, trains and buses – to keep a video diary for them as they travel, looking at and monitoring disabled facilities over a month.

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Chester is the European Access City

The city of Chester has won the accolade of being the most welcoming city in the continent for disabled people.

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Uber wheelchair user denied taxi service

“In my opinion there needs to be tougher regulations for taxi companies when it comes to giving someone the green light to be a driver; and more required training for all drivers on equality.” says Joshua Gardner who was left at the roadside after being told that his chair would not fit in the car.

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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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