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The Centre for Independent Living

We are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent living we mean that disabled people have the same freedom and rights to exercise choice and control over their own lives as any other person.

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Successful fundraising gig raised over £1100

Successful fundraising gig raised over £1100

Thank you to everyone who took time to come to our charity fundraiser on Saturday night at Crookes Working Mens Club. It was an awesome evening that someone has described as ‘only in Sheffield could that have happened’ night.

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Direct Payment Support Project Update and Invitation

Direct Payment Support Project Update and Invitation

If you receive a direct payment, fund your own social or health care, or if you support someone who is in receipt of a direct payment or is a self-funder we hope that you can attend a meeting to discuss Direct Payment Support in Sheffield on Thursday 19th January 2017 from 1.30 to 3.30pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane S1 4FW.

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Disability Sheffield PA Register

Disability Sheffield PA Register

Are you looking to employ your own Personal Assistant? Are you looking for a job in Social Care? If so, sign up to our PA Register today! It is completely FREE for PAs to sign up, and we are also running a 3 month FREE promotional offer for employers.

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Wednesday 25th January

MarketAble

Come and experience Trading without Barriers every Wednesday starting from 9th November at the entrance of The Moor Market.

This is a new partnership venture...

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Wednesday 1st February

MarketAble

Come and experience Trading without Barriers every Wednesday starting from 9th November at the entrance of The Moor Market.

This is a new partnership venture...

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Tuesday 24th January

Sheffield Citizens Advice "How we help people" - 11.45am - 1pm

Sheffield Citizens Advice are launching their report “How we help people” at the Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus
Sheffield
S1 2BJ
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Hear...




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Thursday 26th January

Holocaust Memorial Day 12 - 7pm

A day to remember the millions who were killed in the Holocaust and later genocides in other countries, to challenge the hatred and persecution in...

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day Sheffield are holding a candlelit vigil on Thursday 26 January 2017, 5.30pm to 7pm in the Winter Garden. Disability Sheffield volunteer Deborah Sunday, who undertakes a large amount of work around equality and is a member of the Disability Hub, will be making a reading.

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Disabled man wins Supreme Court 'Wheelchair v buggy' case

Disabled man wins Supreme Court 'Wheelchair v buggy' case

Doug Paulley’s win at the Supreme Court is an important milestone for disabled people.

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Chester is the European Access City

The city of Chester has won the accolade of being the most welcoming city in the continent for disabled people.

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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Ruth

When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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