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  • 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.

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  • Report Missing Cost of Living Payment

    Report Missing Cost of Living Payment

    Have you received your 2023 cost of living payments? if not, the DWP have published an online form to report missing Cost of Living payments from earlier this year. You will need your national insurance number in order to complete the form.

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  • Cost of Living Support - What's New?

    Cost of Living Support - What's New?

    Sheffield City Council have introduced a separate phone number for people who want help to apply for the Household Support Fund on 0114 273 5258.Community Trusted Assessors are also available. Customers on prepayment meters have until 30th June 2023 to redeem their £400 vouchers under the energy bills support scheme.

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  • Disability and Activity Survey

    Disability and Activity Survey

    The Activity Alliance, a national charity and leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity, reveals a growing need to reduce disabled people’s cost of living and loneliness in their ‘Disability and Activity’ annual survey results.

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  • Cost of Living Versus Cost of Care

    Cost of Living Versus Cost of Care

    Thousands of people with disabilities and long-term illnesses are now in debt after being unable to pay for social care amid rising food and rent prices, according to new research by the BBC. Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy service is seeing more and more people they work with turning down the care they require because they cannot afford the contributions.

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  • Costly Differences Hit Disabled People's Heating

    Costly Differences Hit Disabled People's Heating

    We’re raising awareness during Energy Saving Week of a new report by the Resolution Foundation Thinktank showing that disabled people are being disproportionately hit by the cost of living crisis.Check out our Cost of Living Information Page if you are looking for support with energy bills and the Energy Saving Trust’s Warm Home Hacks.

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  • 2023/4 Cost of Living Payments

    2023/4 Cost of Living Payments

    The Government has announced more detail on the payment schedule for the next round of cost of living support. Charities, including the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, have called on the government to do more to protect vulnerable households from soaring costs and support cuts.

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  • Impact of Cost of Living on Healthcare Survey

    Impact of Cost of Living on Healthcare Survey

    Healthwatch Sheffield and Healthwatch Barnsley are asking how the cost of living crisis is affecting your access to healthcare. Your answers will help the NHS and other local services better understand how financial pressures are impacting on people’s health.

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  • Cost Of Living Big Five

    Cost Of Living Big Five

    Citizens Advice Sheffield and their trained advisers are providing in-depth support to their clients to enable them to access local funding to help with the cost of living. Part of maximising a client’s income and providing debt advice is going through a checklist of the big 5 key schemes available through Sheffield City Council.

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  • Write to your MP About Cost Of Living

    Write to your MP About Cost Of Living

    Turn2us, a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services, is urging and aiding people to contact your MP, hoping that if enough people do so it will put pressure on the Government to do more to help.

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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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