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  • Have You Got Something to Share?

    Have You Got Something to Share?

    Shaping Our Lives has launched a free guide and video which can help you share your lived experience. It contains an overview of what involvement means, who can do it, how to have a positive and inclusive experience, and where you can go to find opportunities. It’s also a useful resource for user-led groups to send to their members or if you organise involvement activities.

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  • South Yorkshire's Survival Guide

    South Yorkshire's Survival Guide

    This new Survival Guide is designed as a first port of call for anyone who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in South Yorkshire. It provides information on finding accommodation, food, health, other support and amenities in the Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham areas.

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  • SEND Transition Guide

    SEND Transition Guide

    Over the past 10 months, Sheffield City Council has been working in partnership with the Sheffield Parent Carer Forum, and through engagement with parents and carers, to coproduce a new Preparing for Adulthood – Transition Guide for young people with SEND. You can give your feedback in a quick survey.

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  • Make a Difference:Be a Councillor Guide

    Make a Difference:Be a Councillor Guide

    What matters to you in your local area? Whatever needs changing, you could be just the person to change it by becoming a local councillor.This brand-new LGA guide has been produced with the help of disabled councillors to encourage disabled people to become councillors and bring new experience into local government.

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  • New Guide to Money Support

    New Guide to Money Support

    The Sheffield Money Support Guide is a new and developing website where you can search for advice and support with your finances and services or initiatives that help to ease the cost of living.As well as benefits and debt advice topics include food support,clothes, community eating, and hardship payments.

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  • New Guide to Living Well in Sheffield

    New Guide to Living Well in Sheffield

    Are you looking into improving your health and wellbeing? If so the latest guide to living well in Sheffield is out now to help you find out what’s on offer in your local area and citywide.The 72-page brochure has been produced by Sheffield City Council along with their ‘People Keeping Well’ partner organisations who they fund to deliver a range of health and wellbeing support and activities in the city.

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  • Loneliness Awareness Week

    Loneliness Awareness Week

    This year the Marmalade Trust is encouraging people to see loneliness as an experience, not a condition that defines us. By building a greater awareness and acceptance of loneliness, we can help ourselves and others to manage the feeling.The trust offers a number of resources including a guide to Loneliness and a three step approach to taking action that could help you or anyone you know who’s lonely.

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  • Keep in Touch Guide for Carers

    Keep in Touch Guide for Carers

    Sheffield Carers Centre new ‘Keep in Touch’ guide aims to help carers, and those they care for maintain social connections whilst also following physical distancing guidelines. The 12-page guide highlights the importance of having social interaction and lists some of the most popular ways people are now keeping in touch.

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  • Cancer and Coronavirus - Know your Rights

    Cancer and Coronavirus - Know your Rights

    Macmillan Cancer Support have published a ‘Cancer and Coronavirus – Know your rights ( in England ) Guide ‘explaining the care you should expect and what to do if you think you are not receiving the right care. “ We know it’s a difficult time for healthcare professionals but we also know that there are millions of people living with cancer who still need the right care, treatment and support. it’s vital that cancer diagnosis and treatment continues as much as possible”.

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  • Launch of New Sheffield Mental Health Guide

    Help with mental health problems will be at your fingertips thanks to the launch of a new guide today on what is thought to be ‘the saddest day of the year’ – the third Monday of January, commonly known as Blue Monday.

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