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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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Disability Low Noise Disco and Karaoke

Disabled people in Sheffield have told us they would love to have more opportunities to socialise, relax, make friends, and have fun. So come along to our first event, a Disco/Karaoke evening on June 15th from 7:30 to 10:30pm at Farm Road Social Club, S2 2TP .

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ROFA Conference 2016

Disability Sheffield is delighted to announce, yet again, our co-hosting of the “Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance” on Thursday 14 July 10:30 am until 16:00 pm at Sheffield Town Hall .

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Let’s Talk About Restraints Toolkit

For the last two years we have been collaborating with Active Independence and the Individual Employer and PA Group to develop some useful downloadable resources that can be simply used by Individual Employers to train their own staff, any health and social care worker who works with disabled people and other interested parties. We have recently launched an online resource which has been funded by Skills for Care.

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Thursday 2nd June

Sheffield Cycling 4 All

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...

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Thursday 9th June

Sheffield Cycling 4 All

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...

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Tuesday 7th June

Dementia Friends Information Session - 11am - 12 noon

Learn more about dementia and the small ways you can help, general public welcome. For more information, view poster.

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Friday 10th June

Dementia Friends Information Session - 1pm - 2pm

Learn more about dementia and the small ways you can help. General public welcome. For more information view poster

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Sheffield Equality Hub Network May Newsletter

We support Sheffield City Council to produce their monthly newsletter containing news and events from the Equality Hub Network and want to share news with you from across the network communities.

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Report on the Equality Act and Disability brings First Success

The government has agreed to bring into force taxi regulations – 20 years after they were first included in legislation- as a result of the Equality Act report concluding that the government is failing in its duty of care to disabled people.

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Need Pension Advice? - Get Pension Wise

Pension Wise is a free government service for people over 50 to help you make informed decisions about accessing your pension available, online and by appointment at Sheffield Citizens Advice.

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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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Andrew Crooks

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

Forward thinking, supportive, always there to help and support the disabled community in Sheffield. They excel in promoting choice, control and independence for people with disabilities. A great team of people driving change. Keep up the good work and long may it continue.
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Erica Holden, Wright Business Support Centre

The 10th anniversary event was very informative, and I was particularly impressed with the level of attendance and the reach that Disability Sheffield clearly has
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James Henshall, Irwin Mitchell

Sheffield Disability have a great passion and commitment to assist people with disabilities and their families in Sheffield. A positive voice for the disabled community and always promoting choice and control. Excellent work achieved with limited resources.
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Nancy Benn, Direct PA Services