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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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Thank You for a Barrel of Fun and Fundraising

Thank You for a Barrel of Fun and Fundraising

We’ve totted up the money and the final figure for the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Fundraising event was an amazing £400!! Once again a massive thank you from everyone at Disability Sheffield to The Barrel pub in Chapeltown, their wonderful landlady Steph Tate and her fab team, the stallholders, our amazing volunteers, staff members and trustees, all of whom helped to raise the profile of Disability Sheffield whilst generating much-appreciated funds.

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Disability Hub Meeting

Disability Hub Meeting

The next meeting of the Disability Hub is on Thursday 27 June 2019 from 2-4pm at The Circle adn we’d love to see you there. 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.By providing a platform for disabled people to represent their needs together it is hoped we can strengthen the move towards a more equitable society, where disabled people enjoy the same opportunities as everyone else.

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Could you be our Advocacy Manager?

Could you be our Advocacy Manager?

Our lovely Advocacy Manager Lucy has a new job as Chief Officer for Healthwatch Sheffield. We are therefore looking to recruit a new advocacy manager. Our advocacy service supports disabled people to exercise their rights and be fully involved in decisions about their life. The Advocacy Manager is responsible for supporting and supervising the advocacy team, which delivers a range of advocacy (statutory and non-statutory) support as part of Sheffield Advocacy Hub.The closing date for applications is 8am on Monday 15th July 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd July 2019.

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Tuesday 25th June

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 12.30 and 1 - 3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays at a cost of £4 per session.

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Thursday 27th June

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 12.30 and 1 - 3pm

Inclusive cycling sessions with Sheffield Cycling 4 All continue in Hillsborough Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays at a cost of £4 per session.

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Wednesday 19th June

Disability Sports Festival - 10am - 2pm

Venue :Hillsborough Arena ,S6 4HA Try a range of different sports at the arena while also entering a 5 a side team into a football...

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Friday 21st June

Benefits Advice Drop In - 10.30am - 2pm

Looking for advice on disabilty benefits? If so help is available at a special drop-in session.

Manor Training and Resource Centre is hosting the...

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Experiences of Care in Sheffield Survey

Experiences of Care in Sheffield Survey

Voluntary Action Sheffield are trying to understand where the experience of going to hospital and coming back home could be improved for older people aged 55+ in Sheffield to develop recommendations for more involvement of voluntary organisations in the planning, discharge and support at home for patients and carers across Sheffield. Please can you complete their survey by 19 June.

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Sporting Chance To Work for Channel 4

Sporting Chance To Work for Channel 4

As part of their commitment to recruiting and promoting disabled talent in television, Channel 4 is offering an entry-level scheme, aimed at people with no or limited industry experience, for disabled people wanting to get involved in the industry and work for an independent production company during 2019-20.

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Drop In If You Need Disability Benefits Advice

Drop In If You Need Disability Benefits Advice

Looking for advice on disability benefits? If so help is available at a special drop-in session on Thursday 20 June from 10.30am-2pm at Manor Training and Resource Centre from not for profit organisation FightBack4Justice .

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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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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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