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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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Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

Free Digital Security 2nd Workshop

Do you employ a PA? If so this second workshop will provide practical steps to help prevent you from becoming a victim of cyber crime and help ensure your compliance with current data protection legislation.
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Wednesday 13th December
1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

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What is Giving Tuesday?

What is Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday was introduced to the UK by The Charities Aid Foundation in 2014 as “an antidote to the mass consumerism of Black Friday”. Powered by social media, Giving Tuesday now takes place in more than 70 countries around the world. It’s an incredible way to kick-start the charitable season!

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3rd Personal Commissioning Co-production Workshop

3rd Personal Commissioning Co-production Workshop

Do you have an interest in or experience of personal budgets and personal health budgets? We would like to invite you to the next IPC co-production workshop on Wednesday 20th Dec 1.30-4pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW.

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Wednesday 13th December

Digital Security 2nd Workshop - 1 - 3.30pm

Do you employ a PA? If so…Do you know your responsibilities as an employer with regards to processing your employees data? Do you know how...

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Thursday 14th December

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 - 12.30

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All will continue in Hillsborough Park every Thursday during the winter, dependent on the weather, from 10am...

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Thursday 11th January

LGBT+ Hub - 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Venue: Town Hall

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Tuesday 20th February

Age Hub - 1pm to 3pm

Venue: Town Hall

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Poorest Hardest Hit by Austerity

Poorest Hardest Hit by Austerity

The poorest in society, including disabled people,are being hit the hardest by changes to tax, social security and public spending reforms, and are set to lose 10 per cent of their income, a new report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has revealed.

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Like to take part in the Community Equipment User Group?

Like to take part in the Community Equipment User Group?

The Community Equipment Service (CES) in Sheffield is delivered by the British Red Cross who deliver thousands of pieces of equipment every month to people of all ages across the city. The service would like to set up an Equipment User Group to help with reviewing customer feedback and to improve the service. If you can help they’d love to hear from you.

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UNITE Magazine  - Claim Your First Free Copy

UNITE Magazine - Claim Your First Free Copy

UNITE is a new magazine highlighting the issues of inequality that unfortunately still exist in our society, challenge the problems and ask for answers. Its aim is to give disabled people a platform to have their voices heard.

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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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Andrew Crooks

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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Ruth

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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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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