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  • Need Support through Court?

    Need Support through Court?

    Support Through Court is a charity that provides practical and emotional support for anyone going through the civil or family court alone. The charity is now based at the University of Sheffield and has expanded its service. Their volunteers offer practical, procedural and emotional support either face to face ( appointment only ), by video or on the phone.

  • Hubs and Welcoming Places

    Hubs and Welcoming Places

    Voluntary and community organisations were at the forefront of helping people throughout the covid pandemic and are now dealing with the many issues people face during the cost of living crisis. Work is taking place to find out the services, resources and assets available across the city to help the residents of Sheffield and a map of Hubs and ‘Welcoming Places’ is now available.

  • World Mental Health Day

    World Mental Health Day

    World Mental Health Day is a chance to talk about mental health in general, how we need to look after it, and how important it is to talk about things and get help. Here are a few pointers to tips to improve your mental health and find support.

  • Youth Innovation Fellowship

    Youth Innovation Fellowship

    The Policy Centre for African Peoples, which works to enable African and disadvantaged people of all ethnic origins to improve their lives through education, leadership training and social engagement, is looking to support up to ten young people aged 18-25 who have lived experience of either poverty, mental health or discrimination, as Youth Innovation Fellows.

  • Broadband Bill Cuts For Low-Income Households

    Broadband Bill Cuts For Low-Income Households

    A new service run by the Department of Work and Pensions started this week which will allow internet service providers to verify – with customers’ permission – whether they are in receipt of a relevant benefit and therefore eligible for extra financial support.

  • Autism Post Diagnostic Research Findings

    Autism Post Diagnostic Research Findings

    Earlier this year three online workshops for autistic adults were held at the University of Sheffield to hear their views on what post-diagnostic support should look like for autistic adults. Researchers Dr Megan Freeth, Dr Daniel Poole and Suzy Crowson are sharing their findings from their research study on improving support for autistic adults at an online workshop on Thursday 30th June from 1-2pm.

  • Race, Disability and Self-Directed Support

    Race, Disability and Self-Directed Support

    The findings of a workshop held last November looking at Race, Disability and Self-Directed Support in Sheffield have just been published. Bringing together work from SACMHA, Health Watch Sheffield, Speak Up, Think Local Act Personal and Disability Sheffield, the report highlights the specific experiences and recommendations from each group as well as views and concerns shared by them all.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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