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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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Enter our Competition to Design STS a New Logo!

Enter our Competition to Design STS a New Logo!

Sheffield Travel Support has joined Disability Sheffield, and they need a logo! Enter our logo competition for a chance to win a voucher worth £75 – 1st place, £50 – 2nd place or £25 – 3rd place. The closing date to get your design to us is Monday the 6th of May, so get drawing!

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Meet Our Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Meet Our Community Engagement Co-ordinator

Hello. My name is Paul Ntulila, and I’m thrilled to be the Community Engagement Coordinator at Disability Sheffield. My goal is to create a strong, thriving community of disabled people in Sheffield who can work with us to influence policies and decisions or even just meet up for a coffee and a chat. I recently travelled to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland to advocate for disabled people’s rights.

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Sheffield Travel Support Joins Disability Sheffield

Sheffield Travel Support Joins Disability Sheffield

Sheffield Travel Support (STS) has joined Disability Sheffield! STS is a paid for service that provides travel support to hundreds of people with learning disabilities each week. Regular customers have the same regular Travel Support Workers, helping them to build trusted relationships and to understand your needs and preferences better.

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Thursday 16th May

Disability Network Event - 11.30am - 2.30 pm

This event at the Israac Centre, 54 Cemetery Road, Sheffield, S11 8FP, aims to bring together a diverse community of disabled people. We are...

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Sunday 14th April

20th Anniversary of Ignite Imaginations - 4:30pm - 7pm

Ignite Imaginations is celebrating how they have been connecting communities through art and creativity in Sheffield for two decades. Enjoy talks, creative workshops, food and...

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Tuesday 7th May

Prince's Trust Selection Day

The Prince’s Trust Team programme is a 12-week programme for 16-25 year olds based at The Sheffield College. This is a great opportunity for you...

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Sheffield Connect circular bus service relaunched

Sheffield Connect circular bus service relaunched

The Sheffield Connect bus service relaunched on Monday the 8th of April. New vehicles all electric (standard buses), two routes, and longer operating hours and now completely free for everyone.

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Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival

Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival

Death is part of life. so let’s talk about it during this festival across Sheffield and online during May. Events include music, activities in nature, training, creative workshops, writing, open mic sessions, authors panel, Death Cafes, exhibitions and discussion groups.

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My Employment Plan

My Employment Plan

This week marks the launch of “My Employment Plan”, a tool coproduced by people with lived experience and employment organisations across South Yorkshire. The plan help a person and their employer talk about and agree on things that might help them both in the workplace, sometimes called ‘reasonable adjustments’.

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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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