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.
The Disability Hub and the Religion & Belief Hub are holding a joint meeting on Hate Crime at The Circle on the 7th September. The Hubs are open to anyone interested in disability, religion, faith and belief issues.
The meeting is going to look at Hate Crime and its impact on the protected communities represented by the Hubs. As well as the usual activities and updates this event gives the two communities, who are experiencing high increases in hate crime, a chance to address their concerns and look at ways to offset these challenging crimes.FULL ARTICLE
Disability Sheffield and Sheffield Voices have teamed up with Change in Leeds who are campaigning with Shelter about housing issues that affect people with learning disabilities. We would like to add your story about housing to the campaign. This event is for anyone with a learning disability and for anyone who supports people or provides accommodation to people with a learning disability. Held on the 1st September it will run from 10.00 am through to 3.30 pm and is being held at The Circle, Sheffield.FULL ARTICLE
Disability Sheffield helped organise the annual “Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance” national conference in Sheffield for the second year running. We feel it’s important for local disabled people and disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) to feel part of the collective voice of disabled people and we value the idea behind ROFA where disabled people can unite and defend our rights together. The conference was entitled ‘Uniting our Voices & Defending our Rights’ and explored how we can defend and progress disabled people’s vision of rights, inclusion and equality.FULL ARTICLE
Sheffield Cycling 4 All is back at Hillsborough Park from March through to October 2016 . Open taster sessions take place every Thursday at 10-3pm...MORE DETAILS
The opening ceremony for the Rio Paralympic Games will be at 9:30pm and shown on Channel 4. For more information on the Paralympics, including how...MORE DETAILS
To help you to bring your own personal experience and expertise to the development of their services Sheffield City Council has set up a number...MORE DETAILS
Tell the Independent Living Strategy Group (ILSG) about your experiences of choice and control over care and support and see key messages about your rights under the Care Act.FULL ARTICLE
With the Paralympics due to start on 7 September, Paralympians and disabled people face “a grimly familiar cycle of cuts and contempt, as the clock turns back on compassion”, claims political journalist Jackie Ashley.FULL ARTICLE
Join Sheffield Flourish, a mental health friendly community of local people, to grow your skills, dreams and networks.FULL ARTICLE