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  • Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    Free Cab to Grab a Jab

    Need help getting to your Covid-19 vaccination appointment? You’ll be pleased to know that The Jab Cab is back and is available until 15 February 2023 ! If you live in Sheffield you can get a free taxi to your appointment. Your trip there and back will be paid for by Sheffield City Council.

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  • Sheffield Voices LGBTQ Cafe Boost

    Sheffield Voices LGBTQ Cafe Boost

    Congratulations to Sheffield Voices which has received 1 of 42 grants issued by the Tramlines Trust. Thanks to their funding for charities, grassroots community organisations and projects in the Sheffield area the award will support the development of Sheffield Voices’new LGBTQ+ café for autistic adults.

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  • Cost Of Living Big Five

    Cost Of Living Big Five

    Citizens Advice Sheffield and their trained advisers are providing in-depth support to their clients to enable them to access local funding to help with the cost of living. Part of maximising a client’s income and providing debt advice is going through a checklist of the big 5 key schemes available through Sheffield City Council.

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  • The Unhealthy State of Homelessness

    The Unhealthy State of Homelessness

    People experiencing homelessness are almost three times more likely to have a longstanding illness, disability or infirmity than the general population and are often living with more than one disease/condition. Together with the challenges brought by homelessness, recovery is very difficult without adequate support.

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  • Warmest Festive Greetings from Everyone at Disability Sheffield

    Warmest Festive Greetings from Everyone at Disability Sheffield

    All our staff, volunteers and trustees wish you a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Please note that our office will close from 12 noon on 23rd Dec and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.Check out what’s happening with Sheffield Cycling 4 All and Sheffield Voices sessions plus some useful emergency contacts.

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  • Energy Suppliers Failing Vulnerable Customers

    Energy Suppliers Failing Vulnerable Customers

    The regulator, Ofgem, said some of the worst examples of poor practice included suppliers failing to read the meters of customers who could not do so themselves.It also found that some vulnerable customers were unable to contact their supplier to top up their meter or to request support credit.

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  • Chance to Choose in December

    Chance to Choose in December

    Chance to Choose, our exciting project commissioned by Sheffield City Council and delivered by Sheffield Voices to coproduce the new ‘Working Age Adults Framework’ for people with learning disabilities and autism, have four events coming up in December.Two are for parent/family/friend and other carers, two are for people who use supported living, respite care, and/or day opportunities in Sheffield.

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  • Could You be a Disability Domestic Violence Advisor

    Could You be a Disability Domestic Violence Advisor

    Are you passionate about keeping people safe from abuse and violence? IDAS is still looking to recruit the best candidate possible for this new role , someone with experience and knowledge around living with a disability or long term health condition . The closing date is 1 December

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  • Have your Say on Health and Care Priorities

    Have your Say on Health and Care Priorities

    The Integrated Care System (ICS) are running a survey to find out what your health & wellbeing priorities are. What people say will help to inform their new Integrated Care Strategy for South Yorkshire.Please note the closing date is 11 December 2022. Healthwatch Sheffield are running online meetings on 8 and 9 December to discuss these questions and help more people to feed into the strategy

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  • Vehicle Excise Duty to Impact EVs

    Vehicle Excise Duty to Impact EVs

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer has stated that electric vehicles (EVs) will be subject to Vehicle Excise Duty from 2025. Disabled people who are either entitled to VED exemption or a 50% reduction will continue to qualify when they make the switch to electric vehicles.

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