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  • A Tax on Disability

    A Tax on Disability

    A report in the Guardian about social care observes that rising English social care costs force many disabled people into debt. Svetlana Kotova, director of campaigns at Inclusion London says that making disabled people pay for the care they need is effectively a tax on disability.

  • 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.

  • Social Care Charges Investigation

    Social Care Charges Investigation

    A BBC News journalist, who is investigating social care charges mainly involving disabled people, is looking for people to help with his work. Adam Eley is specifically looking to speak to people who have had debt collection procedures opened against them by their local authority as a result of being unable to pay social care charges. The coverage will bring maximum awareness to the issue.

  • Social Supermarket Can Help You Out

    Social Supermarket Can Help You Out

    St Mary’s Social Supermarket is a place where people who are struggling to afford to feed themselves and their family can shop weekly for food. Members can also access activities, help and support to make positive life changes for an initial period of 12 weeks.

  • Worrying about Money?

    Worrying about Money?

    Today sees the launch of Sheffield’s new ‘Worrying About Money?’ leaflet to help people experiencing financial insecurity, and those supporting them, to easily identify and access appropriate financial support and advice. By helping people access any existing financial entitlements and advice,the hope is to reduce the need for emergency food aid.

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