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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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Social Work England Are Looking for Experts by Experience

Social Work England Are Looking for Experts by Experience

The new, specialist regulator for all child, family and adult social workers in England need people who have lived experience in relation to social work to help them to develop their organisation and challenge them to achieve their ambition of being an open, honest, transparent and fair regulator. You can be involved from the start in setting up their Expert by Experience Advisory Group helping to shape and design how the group will work, its roles and responsibilities and frequency of meetings. If you’d like to take part please come along to the first meeting on Monday 22 October

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Pride in Sheffield

Pride in Sheffield

There is a new Pride committee elected by the community to deliver Pride in 2019 for the community in Sheffield. The Pride committee is setting up an ‘action group’ that will look at making Pride the most accessible and inclusive yet. To this end they are recruiting disabled people from the LGBT + community to be part of the action group.

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Disability Hub Meeting

Disability Hub Meeting

The next meeting of the Disability Hub is on Tuesday 25 September 2018 from 2-4pm at The Circle. The Hub is one of the ways in which disabled people can have a greater say on the services and businesses disabled people interact with locally.

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Tuesday 23rd October

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 -12.30pm & 1-3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only £3...

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Thursday 25th October

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10 -12.30pm & 1-3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays thanks to HealthRich funding, it’s now only £3...

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Friday 26th October

Rotherham Jobs Fair 10am - 1pm

Looking for work? Well there are over 20 employers searching for new staff who will be happy to hear from you. They will be gathering...

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Thursday 6th December

Under the Stars: Learning disability nightclub 7.00pm - 10.00pm

The popular nightclub for people with a learning disability or autism, Under the Stars is back. This night takes place at The Leadmill in...

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Shaw Trust reveal Britain's 100 most influential disabled people for 2018

Shaw Trust reveal Britain's 100 most influential disabled people for 2018

Every year Shaw Trust publish their Power 100 list, a celebration of the 100 most influential and inspirational disabled people in Britain. Shaw Trust’s work with the power 100 list aims to change perceptions of disability, tackle social exclusion and provide role models for the young and talented leaders of tomorrow.The honour of Britain’s most influential disabled person of 2018 goes to TV presenter Alex Brooker (pictured.)

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Have you had your flu vaccine?

Have you had your flu vaccine?

Flu is an unpredictable virus that can cause mild illness in most people. However, it can cause severe illness and even death among vulnerable groups of people, including disabled people and people with a long term health condition. As we approach Winter, the NHS have published helpful details on “who should have a flu vaccine” and who is eligible for the free vaccination, including carers.

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Universal Credit Information Sheet

Universal Credit Information Sheet

Sheffield City Council has launched a new information sheet designed to help people find out and apply for Universal Credit, which is being rolled out across the city from next month for new claimants and anyone reporting a change in their circumstances. The controversial benefit, which only affects working age people, will eventually replace six existing benefits – Housing Benefit, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit and Income Support.

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