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  • Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    You can now call for a free taxi service for Sheffield residents to and from Covid-19 vaccination/booster appointments or walk ins. Your trip there and back will be paid for by Sheffield City Council. Call City Taxis on 0114 235 8997 to book with code SCC vaccine. Accessible vehicles suitable for both manual and electric wheelchairs are available, please specify when booking.

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  • Ouch! It Doesn't Hurt

    Ouch! It Doesn't Hurt

    Ouch! may sound like a cry of pain but it can also be ‘the space where real disability talk matters’ if you connect with the BBC site of the same name.It offers a regular podcast featuring “interviews, life hacks and things you don’t say out loud”.

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  • 'Curing' The Social Care System Conference

    'Curing' The Social Care System Conference

    Building on a shared vision to bring about positive change to social care, Social Care Future is inviting people who have experience of social care to attend their online conference on Thursday 24th February 2022 and help steer action for change.

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  • It's a Working Win Win Situation

    It's a Working Win Win Situation

    A trail blazing scheme in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw has been extended to support more to people to find, stay, and thrive in employment. Working Win is a completely free service for people with physical or mental health conditions, and works with individuals to meet their employment goals, to find, stay and thrive in work.

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  • Physical Fitness Can Help Mental Health

    Physical Fitness Can Help Mental Health

    A new initiative developed and hosted by Sheffield Flourish on the Sheffield Mental Health Guide reminds people that if you are living with severe mental illness you are entitled to a free physical health check every year and that a healthier body can often lead to a healthier mind.

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  • Sharing Taxi Experiences

    Sharing Taxi Experiences

    If you are a taxi user and have any recent experiences you would like to share then please get in touch with us at Disability Sheffield.Also do you have views on whether wheelchair accessible rear loading taxis would be a good or a bad thing? Sharing your experiences will help support work both on existing taxi issues already reported and on responses to the Clean Air Zone proposals which require many taxi drivers to change or upgrade their vehicles.

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  • Get On Course with FACES

    Get On Course with FACES

    Family, Adult and Community Education Service – FACES – is part of Sheffield City Council and delivers adult learning courses in community settings across the city for adults aged 19 years and over.Representavies of FACES will be at Parkwood E-Act Academy, on Longley Avenue West, S5 8UL on Thursday 21st October from 3.30pm if you’d like to have a chat about courses.

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  • Beautiful Octopus Club Presents

    Beautiful Octopus Club Presents

    Throughout September, October and November Heart n Soul will be hosting free online events for people with and without learning disabilities and autistic people. It’s a season of live music, dance, art, baking poetry and radio.Their next event is a free online club night on Friday 24 September from 7pm.

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  • Writing Happiness

    Writing Happiness

    Applications are now open for a free online creative writing development course funded by Arts Council England. The course is entitled ‘Writing Happiness – Writing Back Joyfully’ and is run by and for D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent writers, including people with long term mental health problems and chronic illnesses. The closing date for applications is 30th September

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  • Disability Equality Training from the Experts!

    Disability Equality Training from the Experts!

    Disability Sheffield and Sheffield Voices Learning Disability group offer a range of affordable training designed and delivered by people with a lived experience of disability. This is what makes our training unique and interesting. Our training can be bespoke to meet the needs of your team and can take place either online or face to face.

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