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Disability Information Service

Disability Sheffield Information Service provides free, confidential information to disabled people, their families and friends, their personal assistants and carers and any other organisation or individual in Sheffield who needs information about a disability related issue.

You can contact us

By phone : on (0114) 253 6745

By e-mail : info@disabilitysheffield.org.uk

Online : by clicking on Contact Us

Here are some of the issues disabled people ask us about :-

• Disabled People’s Rights
• Equipment and Adaptations
• Independent Living ( Direct Payments and Individual Budgets )
• Employing a Personal Assistant
• Leisure Interests
• Organisations and Self Help Groups

Information is available in a range of formats to suit your requirements on request. We aim to provide the information you need ourselves or, if we cannot do so, we will signpost you to an organisation that can

Click here to see our Service Leaflet

Click here to see our Factsheets on disability related issues

Our information service is provided by staff and volunteers who have direct experience of disability themselves and understand the barriers that disabled people can face in accessing information.

Click here if you are interested in volunteering with Disability Sheffield Information Service

Disability Sheffield Information Service is a member of DIAL , an independent network of local Disability Information and Advice Services run by and for disabled people.

Click here to see an independent evaluation report commissioned by NHS Sheffield who funded the pilot project to set up the Disability Information Service.

NHS Sheffield Care Commissioning Group

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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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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

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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