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  • Changes to Mental Health Crisis Service

    Changes to Mental Health Crisis Service

    A new urgent and crisis mental health service has launched in Sheffield replacing the Single Point of Access team. Call 111 and choose option 2 to speak to a dedicated mental health call handler if you or someone you know needs urgent help.

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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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  • Recruitment to Health and Care Research Committee

    Recruitment to Health and Care Research Committee

    The National Institute for Health and Care Research is looking for members of the public who can bring their own experiences to improve the research they fund, to join one of their committees. The committees help decide which research to prioritise . The deadline for submitting an application is midnight on Sunday 28 April, 2024.

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  • Free Digital Skills Course

    Free Digital Skills Course

    Are you interested in improving your day-to-day digital skills? Does being online overwhelm you? CYF are running a free course to boost your online skills and confidence, taking you at your own pace during May .

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  • NAIDEX Exhibition a Hit with Sara

    NAIDEX  Exhibition a Hit with Sara

    One of our new volunteers at Disability Sheffield , Sara Ali, has written a blog for us about the 50th Naidex (National Accessibility Inclusion and Disability Expo) event she attended, which took place over two days (March 20th-21st) at the Birmingham NEC.

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  • Local Elections Rule Changes and Accessibility

    Local Elections Rule Changes and Accessibility

    With local election imminent and a general election sometime this year we want to remind people there are more accessibility aids available and you can request other adjustments. You also need to know about a rule change for submitting postal votes at polling stations and council buildings.

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  • Sheffield Connect circular bus service relaunched

    Sheffield Connect circular bus service relaunched

    The Sheffield Connect bus service relaunched on Monday the 8th of April. New vehicles all electric (standard buses), two routes, and longer operating hours and now completely free for everyone.

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  • Meet Our Community Engagement Co-ordinator

    Meet Our Community Engagement Co-ordinator

    Hello. My name is Paul Ntulila, and I’m thrilled to be the Community Engagement Coordinator at Disability Sheffield. My goal is to create a strong, thriving community of disabled people in Sheffield who can work with us to influence policies and decisions or even just meet up for a coffee and a chat. I recently travelled to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland to advocate for disabled people‚Äôs rights.

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  • Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival

    Sheffield Life, Loss and Death Festival

    Death is part of life. so let’s talk about it during this festival across Sheffield and online during May. Events include music, activities in nature, training, creative workshops, writing, open mic sessions, authors panel, Death Cafes, exhibitions and discussion groups.

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  • My Employment Plan

    My Employment Plan

    This week marks the launch of “My Employment Plan”, a tool coproduced by people with lived experience and employment organisations across South Yorkshire. The plan helps a person and their employer talk about and agree on things that might help them both in the workplace, sometimes called ‘reasonable adjustments’.

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