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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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#DisabilityWorks and the Government Green Paper Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability

#DisabilityWorks and the Government Green Paper Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability

Many top businesses see the value of employing disabled people in Sheffield, and Sheffield City Council are working with businesses in the city to help them recruit, train and develop disabled talent from across the region.

The Disability Works Campaign is a partnership with The Sheffield Star, local businesses, Sheffield City Council, Jobcentre Plus and local disability organisations to provide tailored support to make it easy for employers to recruit disabled people.

During the #Disability Works campaign Disability Sheffield intend to respond to the Government’s green paper and consultation, Improving Lives: Work, Health and Disability, which was launched at the end of October.

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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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Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for the Guardian Charity Awards

Disability Sheffield Shortlisted for the Guardian Charity Awards

We are proud to announce that we have made the shortlist for the Guardian Charity Awards which is very exciting. There were over 700 applications and we have made the top 30 shortlist. The Guardian Charity Awards offer a unique platform to celebrate the success of small and medium-sized charities working to improve social wellbeing. The five winning charities will be announced at an awards lunch on 13 December at the Guardian’s London head office.

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Wednesday 14th December

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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Thursday 15th December

Sheffield Cycling 4 All - 10am - 12:30pm

From November until 15th Dec Sheffield Cycling 4 All continues to hold drop in accessible cycling sessions every Thursday morning from 10am to 12.30...

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Friday 9th December

Christmas Jumper Day for Bluebell Wood at Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Bluebell Wood are hosting a Christmas jumper day at Cranfit Road, for more information and a link to their FAQ, check out the event...

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Saturday 10th December

Christmas Vintage & Craft Market at St Marys Church 10am - 4pm

A £1 entry fee is charged at the door for this event, the market has a range of homemade Christmas gifts and food served all...

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Consultations on Children's Surgery and Hyper Acute Stroke Services

Between Monday 3 October 2016 and Friday 20 January 2017, members of the public are invited to share their views on the proposed option for the future of these services.

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New Get Yourself Active Blog

New Get Yourself Active Blog

If you’re looking for some inspiration to ‘Get Active’ read about what physical activities Jonathon and his Personal Assistant Mandy do to keep mobile and prevent stiffness.

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Film Industry Paid Training Opportunity

If you’re passionate about film you may be interested in applying for this great opportunity at the Showroom.

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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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Andrew Crooks

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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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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