Zoom: A A A A Current Page  »  Home

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.

Latest Disability Sheffield News    |   View all

We’re looking for PAs!

We’re looking for PAs!

Are you a PA? Would you like to tell people a bit about what it’s like to be a PA and what you enjoy about it? We want to raise the profile of the crucial work Personal Assistants do and encourage more people to think about becoming one. But we need your help to do so! We’re looking for all kinds of PAs, from all kinds of backgrounds to share their experiences. Your PA story is important and will make a difference.

FULL ARTICLE
Easy Read: Getting Your Covid Vaccine at Sheffield Arena

Easy Read: Getting Your Covid Vaccine at Sheffield Arena

People in Sheffield who are eligible for the Covid vaccine will receive an invitation from either their GP or the mass vaccination centre at Sheffield Arena. We have made an Easy Read guide to what will happen if you have your vaccine at Sheffield Arena.

FULL ARTICLE
Our Voices Call to Delay the Disability Strategy

Our Voices Call to Delay the Disability Strategy

Disability Rights UK Our Voices, a group of organisations run by and for disabled people, including Disability Sheffield, is calling on the government to delay the Disability Strategy. The group has sent a letter to highlight their serious concerns about both the timetable and the methods used to engage with disabled people and their organisations. The Government have “listened to concerns and extended the deadline for contributions to be woven into the strategy to 28 February “.

FULL ARTICLE

Disability Sheffield Events    |   View all


Monday 12th April

Boxing 4 All - Inclusive Exercise Class – 12pm – 1pm

Join us for a fun, inclusive boxing-based workout class for Disabled people and people with long-term health conditions.

To find out more, collect Zoom ID, password,...

MORE DETAILS

Tuesday 13th April

Yoga 4 All - Inclusive Exercise Class – 7pm - 8pm

Join us for fun, interesting, inclusive yoga classes, designed to suit YOU. Our qualified Yoga teacher knows lots of ways to adapt traditional yoga...

MORE DETAILS

Other Events    |   View all


Tuesday 13th April

Improving Accountable Care Forum - 1 - 2.30pm

Healthwatch Sheffield’s IAC Forum,a group of regular volunteers who talk about upcoming changes in health and social care and share their views to influence...

MORE DETAILS

Sunday 9th May

Changing Faces Family Day - 11am - 3pm

For children or young people living with a scar, mark or condition that makes you look different. View Poster

MORE DETAILS

Other Latest News    |   View all

Testing for Coronavirus if you are Symptom Free

Testing for Coronavirus if you are Symptom Free

Everyone in England without symptoms of Coroavirus is able to take a free rapid Coronavirus (COVID-19) test twice a week from 9 April.You can now order Coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid lateral flow tests online. Please do not use lateral flow tests if you have any Covid symptoms (a high temperature, a cough that won’t stop, or a loss/change in taste/smell) when you should self isolate and book a Coronavirus test or order a home test kit.

FULL ARTICLE
Disability Becomes Unionised!

Disability Becomes Unionised!

What is claimed to be the first union set up in the United Kingdom ‘by and for disabled people’ has launched a recruitment campaign. The Disability Union was set up at the end of last year by George Baker and Joel Jordan who share an urge to increase inclusion by getting people to work together and support each other.

FULL ARTICLE
Now is the Time

Now is the Time

In anticipation of the publication of the government’s Strategy for Disabled People, the Centre for Social Justice Disability Commission has published their ‘Now is the Time’ report, which sets out ambitious and transformative recommendations across employment, education, housing, transport and access to goods and services to support the ability of disabled people to live independently.

FULL ARTICLE
* indicates required

Sign up to our latest news on local and national disability related issues and events

Recent Feedback    (We'd love to receive your feedback, please click here to add some)

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.
The service received was rated as:  

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
The service received was rated as:  

feedback training

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
The service received was rated as:  

training feedback

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 :)
The service received was rated as:  

Andrew Crooks