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  • Experiences of Health and Care in Sheffield's Trans Community

    Experiences of Health and Care in Sheffield's Trans Community

    Healthwatch Sheffield, in partnership with SAYiT and Transactive have published a report detailing the experiences of health and care in Sheffield’s trans community. The report details a range of issues including waiting times, fear of stigma and a lack of awareness of gender identity within health and care settings.

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  • Haven't got your poll card? Register to vote now!

    Haven't got your poll card? Register to vote now!

    Poll cards for the local elections on the 2nd May have now been posted out to everyone who is registered to vote. If you haven’t received your poll card, this could mean that you haven’t registered to vote and won’t be able to have your say. You will need to register by 12th April to be able to vote.

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  • Do You Have Plans For Disabled Access Day?

    Do You Have Plans For Disabled Access Day?

    Check out “What’s On” during Disabled Access Day which takes place on Saturday 16th March . The event – the fourth – is designed to celebrate those places which have made the effort to ensure that everyone can visit them and use the facilities.Disabled Access Day has quadrupled in size since the first one and has major attractions such as Buckingham Palace and St Paul’s Cathedral signed up to it as well as many museums, galleries, other attractions and businesses.

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  • Rotherham Jobs Fair

    Rotherham Jobs Fair

    Looking for work? Well there are over 20 employers searching for new staff who will be happy to hear from you. They will be gathering together at Rotherham Jobs Fair, taking place at the Aesseal New York Stadium, Don Street, S60 1AH on Friday 15th March 2019 , from 10am to 1pm.

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  • Become a Member of the Disability Football Development Group

    Become a Member of the Disability Football Development Group

    The Football Association have made a £1.5 million investment into disability football across the country with the goal of encouraging people to engage more with the sport. The County FA is particularly keen on involving players, parents and carers who would like to take part in a football development group for the region.

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  • Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Films by 'Experts by Experience' wanted for Sheffield Film Fest

    Are you an Expert by Experience (Service User, Person with Experience of Services)? Have you, or your group, made a short film about what it’s like to have social care or other services?Then you might be just the person/people South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership is looking for to have your film join the feast of films to be screened at their Film Festival on Friday 22nd February.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next step to Employment

    Walking for Purpose will be launching its 7th block of walks on Tuesday 15 January 2019 delivering the project in Parson Cross and Shiregreen for the first time. Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • Money Matters for Single Parent Mums

    Money Matters for Single Parent Mums

    The Women’s Hub, part of Sheffield’s Equality Hub Network are wanting to talk to as many single parent mums as possible, from all backgrounds, about how you cope financially and practically. The aim of the project is to improve services in Sheffield and raise awareness of the impacts of wage poverty and austerity. They would particularly like to hear from disabled single parent Mums.

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  • Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Disability Rights UK have launched this project , video and other resources about the Equality Act, to increase awareness of the Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination and how to use it in everyday situations.

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  • Scam Warning : Always Check Council Officers' ID

    Scam Warning :  Always Check Council Officers' ID

    Sheffield City Council has issued a warning about reports of individuals claiming to be Council Officers and asking for cash payments. Always check the ID of anyone claiming to be a Council Officer before you let anyone in and report any concerns or suspicions you have.

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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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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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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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