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  • Declaration of Support for Disabled People in Ukraine

    Declaration of Support for Disabled People in Ukraine

    Disability Sheffield is a co signatory to a letter of support from Disabled Peoples’ Organisations which will be submitted to the National Assembly of People with Disabilities of Ukraine, the UK Minister for Disabled People, the press and media. We hope that disabled people in Ukraine will hear our support for them in this terrible conflict.

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  • A Cuppa and Support for Carers

    A Cuppa and Support for Carers

    Like to meet other carers, share experiences and have a break? Sheffield Carers Centre has a new webpage providing details of their Carers Cafės and Support Groups. The in-person Carers Cafė takes place at 10am on the 2nd Friday of each month at the United Reformed Church in the city centre (and Zoom events are held on all the other Fridays.Carer support groups’ meet at various locations around the city.

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  • Dementia Carers Groups

    Dementia Carers Groups

    If you care for or support a person living with dementia a number of free carer group sessions to support you are available across the city, running for 12 weeks.The first 6 weeks explore dementia, giving carers/supporters a greater understanding of the impact dementia can have on the person they care for. The final 6 weeks look at how to support yourself as a carer of someone living with dementia.

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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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  • Autism Peer Support Sessions

    Autism Peer Support Sessions

    Autism Peer Support is where autistic people use the lessons learned from their own experiences to support other autistic people. Skills for Care are holding 12 online/virtual meetings in December 2021 and January 2022 for autistic people, families and other key stakeholders to explore what capabilities are needed for Autism Peer Support.Participants can be paid £15 per hour.

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  • LIstening Line Still There for You

    LIstening Line Still There for You

    Sheffield Mind’s Listening Line service has expanded its remit and can now offer a listening service to all people over 18 years of age. If you’re feeling anxious about Covid-19 and what happens now, or you have concerns about the vaccine, or you’re experiencing loneliness or isolation and you’d like to talk about it, you can call and speak to a friendly operator who’ll listen and where appropriate, give advice about local services which you might like to approach for support.

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  • Urgent EU Settlement Scheme Deadline

    Urgent EU Settlement Scheme Deadline

    Do you know a disabled person who needs support to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme? If they are a European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss citizen, they and their family will need to apply to get settled status before 30 June 2021. Please refer anyone you know to Citizens Advice Sheffield on 0808 278 7820 , who can help people with their application.

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  • May's a Dementia Friendly Month

    May's a Dementia Friendly Month

    May has been declared Dementia Friendly Month in Sheffield and this week is national Dementia Action Week. Read about the community help and support that’s available in the city for people with dementia and their families.

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  • Breaking Barriers into Work

    Breaking Barriers into Work

    Sheffield City Council has commissioned the Endorphins Group to supply a fully funded key worker service to assist clients aged 18+ who are unemployed or economically inactive.Lead Worker Paul says “Our staff have worked with people who have been held back because others have seen their disability and not their potential. We believe in challenging society’s stereotypes and supporting everyone to reach their goals and see just what they can do.”

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  • Support for Adult Social Care Providers

    Support for Adult Social Care Providers

    Sheffield City Council Adult Social Care have collected together a range of information in an effort to support organisations providing care services in Sheffield.As well as a webpage for all the latest news and guidance relating to COVID-19 confidential helplines and apps are available.Sheffield City Council Adult Social Care explain that they “recognise the pressure that you are under as managers and the need you may have to talk things through with someone experienced in social care.”

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