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  • Sheffield Voices Big Voice on Access

    Sheffield Voices Big Voice on Access

    Our Sheffield Voices self advocacy group would like to invite you to their next Big Voice Conference on June 21st from 10am – 3pm at Sheffield Town Hall . The main theme for this conference is Access. This event is for people with a learning disability and Autistic people living in the Sheffield area and we also welcome service representatives.

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  • What About Me?

    What About Me?

    We are working in partnership with Sunderland People First and the University of Sheffield to carry out this research project . We are trying to find people with a learning disability and carers who look after people with a learning disability, who do not have a social care budget or any formal support. We can give you vouchers worth £45, to interview you online about what your lives look like.

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  • Sheffield Voices Big Voice on Transport

    Sheffield Voices Big Voice on Transport

    Our Sheffield Voices self advocacy group would like to invite you to their next Big Voice Conference on the 23rd of February from 10am to 2pm at Sheffield Town Hall . The main theme for this conference is Transport in Sheffield. This event is for people with a learning disability and Autistic people living in the Sheffield area.

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  • Young Sheffield Voices

    Young Sheffield Voices

    Are you someone aged 16-25 who is disabled or Neurodiverse? Would you like to have a say in things that matter to you? If so come along to the launch of Sheffield Voices new youth self advocacy group starting on October 14th from 10am-12pm at Burton Street.

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  • You Speak We Listen

    You Speak We Listen

    Sheffield Voices, is out and about in the community over the next few months hosting ‘You Speak We Listen’ events. They want to bring together people who identify with having a learning disability and people who identify with being Autistic to come along and share your stories about what your lives look like and what changes you think services need to be making. The first event is at Westfield School on 24th October from 10am – 12.30pm.

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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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  • First Past the Post Wins for Sheffield Voices

    First Past the Post Wins for Sheffield Voices

    It’s Absurde !! Our self advocacy group for adults with a learning disability and autistic adults, Sheffield Voices, is all a flutter after scooping £20,000 in the Ebor Festival Community sweepstake at York Races last weekend, which rewards charitable and community organisations across Yorkshire and acknowledges their hard work within the community.

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  • We Speak, You Listen

    We Speak, You Listen

    Disability Sheffield’s learning disability and Autism group, Sheffield Voices, is holding their next ‘We Speak You Listen’ event at Hillsborough Arena on 18th August from 10am-12noon including tea and coffee. This month we will be talking about what self advocacy is and what people want for overnight breaks.

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  • A Big Thank You from Sheffield Voices

    A Big Thank You from Sheffield Voices

    Sheffield Voices self-advocacy group for people with learning disabilities and autism would like to thank everyone who came to, shared, and told their friends and work colleagues about their Big Voice event on 27 June at the Town Hall. They were thrilled to have over 100 people attend. Check out pictures from the day and get a copy of their latest newsletter to see what’s happening.

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  • We're Hiring a Project Support Worker

    We're Hiring a Project Support Worker

    We are looking to recruit a Project Support Worker. The successful applicant will be working in a small but busy team assisting with the day to day running of Sheffield Voices, our learning disability self-advocacy project. The closing date for applications to be received is 5pm 9th June 2023

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