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  • FREE Training for PAs and Individual Employers

    FREE Training for PAs and Individual Employers

    Working in partnership with Skills for Care, Disability Sheffield have launched a range of FREE Individual Employer and Personal Assistant Training sessions to help you improve your skills and confidence as an Employer or PA.

  • The Amazing Impact of Inclusive Cycling

    The Amazing Impact of Inclusive Cycling

    Our inclusive cycling project, Sheffield Cycling 4 All, launched their first ever public impact report at their recent 15th birthday party. It describes their achievements providing statistics and personal stories showing how the project promotes wellbeing and supports a healthier lifestyle. Their new Autumn/Winter timetable starts on 30th October with sessions from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

  • The New Sheffield PA Register is Here!

    The New Sheffield PA Register is Here!

    The new Sheffield PA Register lets you search for a Personal Assistant, or search for a job if you are a Personal Assistant. Users can browse adverts or create their own adverts detailing what they require from a Personal Assistant, or what they can offer as a Personal Assistant.

  • Young Sheffield Voices

    Young Sheffield Voices

    Are you someone aged 16-25 who is disabled or Neurodiverse? Would you like to have a say in things that matter to you? If so come along to the launch of Sheffield Voices new youth self advocacy group starting on October 14th from 10am-12pm at Burton Street.

  • You Speak We Listen

    You Speak We Listen

    Sheffield Voices, is out and about in the community over the next few months hosting ‘You Speak We Listen’ events. They want to bring together people who identify with having a learning disability and people who identify with being Autistic to come along and share your stories about what your lives look like and what changes you think services need to be making. The first event is at Westfield School on 24th October from 10am – 12.30pm.

  • Happy 15th Sheffield Cycling 4 All !

    Happy 15th Sheffield Cycling 4 All !

    We’d love you to join us this Thursday, 28th September (10.30am – 3pm), for our inclusive cycling project’s 15th Birthday celebration in Hillsborough Park! The cycling session will happen as usual and other providers are bringing different cycles to try out…and what would a birthday be without cake?

  • Voices on the Cost of Living will be Heard

    Voices on the Cost of Living will be Heard

    Following a successful funding application for South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation Cost of Living Grant, Sheffield Voices, will be facilitating two Cost of Living outreach sessions in the North and South of the city and four group sessions in community spaces .The sessions will focus on listening to concerns, producing accessible resources and helping people save money on food, heating and other bills during Winter 2023/24.

  • Buddy Up to Get Active

    Buddy Up to Get Active

    Our Get Active buddying scheme is a pilot project to support people to attend a physical activity in their local community. if you’d like to help people with a learning disability, severe mental illness or autistic people get more active and can volunteer for a few hours a week on a Monday or Tuesday to attend an activity with a disabled person, we would love to hear from you!

  • Could You Volunteer to Peer Support?

    Could You Volunteer to Peer Support?

    We are looking for around 10 volunteers to help us design and deliver peer support group workshops to people going through the direct payments process. The first stage will be to work with our Community Network Coordinator to create four different workshops based on your lived experience and for this stage we can pay volunteers a small co-production fee.

  • First Past the Post Wins for Sheffield Voices

    First Past the Post Wins for Sheffield Voices

    It’s Absurde !! Our self advocacy group for adults with a learning disability and autistic adults, Sheffield Voices, is all a flutter after scooping £20,000 in the Ebor Festival Community sweepstake at York Races last weekend, which rewards charitable and community organisations across Yorkshire and acknowledges their hard work within the community.

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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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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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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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