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  • Facing Up To Visible Hate

    Facing Up To Visible Hate

    New research has shown that a third of people with a visible difference or disfigurement have faced hate crime.The charity Changing Faces is campaigning to try and put a stop to this by speaking out to call for an end to appearance-related hate crimes, incidents and abuse.

  • Celebrate Carers Week from 5 - 11 June

    Celebrate Carers Week from 5 - 11 June

    During the week Sheffield Carers Centre will be raising awareness of caring, highlighting the challenges unpaid carers face and recognising the contribution they make to families and communities. Have a look at their programme of events including activities, workshops and training and the launch of a video highlighting the benefits of businesses helping carer employees.

  • Diabetes Prevention Week

    Diabetes Prevention Week

    This Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, Diabetes UK are particularly encouraging men aged under 40 to take a quick test to understand their T2D risk. Anyone can check their risk score for free online or visit any of the 370 Tesco pharmacies across the UK. With the right care and support many cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented or put into remission.

  • SEND Transition Guide

    SEND Transition Guide

    Over the past 10 months, Sheffield City Council has been working in partnership with the Sheffield Parent Carer Forum, and through engagement with parents and carers, to coproduce a new Preparing for Adulthood – Transition Guide for young people with SEND. You can give your feedback in a quick survey.

  • Sheffield Adult Social Care Festival of Involvement

    Sheffield Adult Social Care Festival of Involvement

    Throughout June and July, Sheffield Adult Social Care is running a series of conversations with local people about how they can work together to shape and improve their services. You are invited to join them for the Festival Launch Event on Tuesday 6 June, on What Matters to You Day to explore what good involvement looks like and where the opportunities may lie.

  • 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

  • Sheffield Voices 'Big Voice' Conference

    Sheffield Voices 'Big Voice' Conference

    After a year of ‘We speak, You Listen’ events we want to come together as a community to celebrate so please join us for our fun, interactive, all day conference at Sheffield Town Hall on the 27th of June from 10-3pm, with lunch included! This event is for people with a learning disability and Autistic people living in the Sheffield area. You can come as part of a group, or by yourself. Everyone is welcome.

  • Understanding The Mental Capacity Act

    Understanding The Mental Capacity Act

    A free online event to help people with learning disabilities, autism and their families and friends understand the Mental Capacity Act is set to have two sessions on 6th and 20th June. It will explain clearly how rights are protected when important decisions are made, and what has to happen if, in the future, you are unable to make decisions for yourself.

  • Acting Can Help Wellbeing

    Acting Can Help Wellbeing

    Anxiety is something we all experience and is the theme of Mental Health Awareness Week this week. Learning to act or becoming involved in theatre can work wonders with your mental health, so why not sign up for some ‘drama for wellbeing’ sessions or other creative activities with Rivelin Co?

  • Introduction to Green Social Prescribing and Nature Connectedness

    Introduction to Green Social Prescribing and Nature Connectedness

    The sessions, funded by South Yorkshire Integrated Care Board, are held at venues across South Yorkshire from June ’23 to March ’24, and designed to boost the skills of people who are working in a variety of community-based roles. These include Link Workers, Social Prescribers, Community-based workers and people from the wider Health and Social Care professions.

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