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  • #Equal Treatment Challenging Racism Seminars

    #Equal Treatment Challenging Racism Seminars

    From 14th until the end of June the free #EqualTreatment seminars and follow up workshops aim to share the lived experiences of health and social care services and support of B.A.M.E families with children and adults with learning disabilities. They will consider how to challenge and address racism and inequalities locally and regionally as service providers, communities and families and call for action, accountability and a commitment for change.

  • New BAME Befriending Project for Over 65s

    New BAME Befriending Project for Over 65s

    A new inclusive befriending service for BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities in Sheffield has been set up. The Inclusive Community Care project is part of Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care’s existing Good Neighbout scheme, helping to reduce older people’s feelings of loneliness and isolation through regular telephone support and friendly visits to their home.

  • Boloh Covid-19 Helpline

    Boloh Covid-19 Helpline

    In many languages, Boloh means speak. If you are a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic child ( 11+ ), young person, parent or carer, affected by Covid-19? you can speak to Barnado’s new helpline about your worries, problems and stresses during the pandemic. On the phone, helpline advisors can talk to you in English, Urdu, Punjabi or Hindi. Psychotherapists can provide therapeutic support in English, Hindi, Bengali, French and Punjabi.

  • Black Lives Matter: Part of the Solution Focus Group

    Black Lives Matter: Part of the Solution Focus Group

    At Disability Sheffield we appreciate actions speak louder than words. It is not enough for us to say we support the Black Lives Matter movement, instead we must demonstrate our commitment to making sure we are not part of the problem. We have started out on this journey by setting up a focus group to identify any racism in our organisation so this can be correctly addressed.

  • Healthwatch Sheffield Want to Hear from More People of Colour

    Healthwatch Sheffield Want to Hear from More People of Colour

    In response to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, revealed in a new report, Healthwatch Sheffield have published interviews with people of colour who share their own thoughts and experiences and would like to hear more views from the BAME community, if you’d like to get in touch.

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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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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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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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