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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.

  • Free Direct Payments Workshops

    Free Direct Payments Workshops

    We have put together a FREE short online information workshop in November and December – just an hour at the most – aimed at everyone who works in community-based groups and organisations, to find out more about what Direct Payments is and how it might help people you work with/for.

  • Sheffield Community Health Update

    Sheffield Community Health Update

    NHS Sheffield CCG has become part of the new NHS South Yorkshire Integrated Care Board. Their latest community news includes details of the new GP access service starting on 1 October and a Covid-19 and flu update plus the last chance to have your say on Sheffield GPs’ plans to move into new buildings before the public consultation closes next week.

  • Community Update on Covid

    Community Update on Covid

    The NHS in Sheffield is reassuring people that a new variant of Covid-19 has not reached Britain but are warning us to still take precautions to prevent being infected with the ones already in circulation. Read their latest Community Health Update.

  • Community Catalysts Launch The Buzz

    Community Catalysts Launch The Buzz

    The Buzz has been designed to be inclusive and accessible to a wide audience including people with a learning disability. It is a collection of free videos with activities you can do at home, things like art, exercise, cooking and learning. New videos are posted every Monday – so make sure you check back each week. You can also keep in touch on Facebook.

  • Zest Essential Item Delivery Service for S6, S3, S10 postcodes

    Zest Essential Item Delivery Service for S6, S3, S10 postcodes

    If you are self isolating, vulnerable, have low mobility or are otherwise unable to access essential items and live in the S6, S3 or S10 areas of Sheffield, you can use Zest’s COVIDsupport delivery service. Please note that this delivery service is not a crisis service and is being run by people who have volunteered to risk themselves to help people in need. Please only use this service for essential items, if you have no other way of getting them.

  • Still Time to Get Involved In The Big City Conversation.

    Still Time to Get Involved In The Big City Conversation.

    Do you want the chance to tell Sheffield City Council what your hope and concerns about the city are? Well time is running out to take part in a major viewfinding exercise, To give your views you can attend a number of Big City Conversation events from 10 – 25 January )or give your views in an electronic survey which closed on 17 January.

  • Age Is No Barrier to Helping The Community

    Do you know an older person who makes an amazing contribution to their community in Sheffield? Or a younger person, group or business that makes Sheffield a great place for older people to live in? If so, why don’t you nominate them for the first ever annual Age Friendly Sheffield Awards. Nominations close on July 15th.

  • Free Health and Heritage Walks

    Sheffield Mind in partnership with Sheffield United Community Foundation want you to explore and discover Sheffield with a local historian in these free walking groups starting from 25th April.

  • Cuts to Social Care Leave Older People Fending for Themselves

    Access to care depends increasingly on what people can afford and where they live, rather than on what they need, claims report published by the Kings Fund and the Nuffield Trust.

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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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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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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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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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