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Finding and keeping a job

This article lists the support available in Sheffield to help young people with disabilities and health conditions to find and keep a job. Information owners: Jobcentre Plus, Sheffield Futures, Sheffield College, Sheaf Training Last updated: 14/03/2019

Fire Safety

Keeping Safe Here are some simple things you can do to make your home as safe as possible: Home and Fire Safety You should have a working smoke alarm on every level of your home. Make sure you change the battery each year and test…

First Start Family Centre

For information about what is happening in First Start Family Centre and its link sites in the week take a look at the attached what’s on guide in the downloads section or click on the tab at the left hand side of this page. Where…

Flexible Working

Flexible working is a way of working that suits an employee’s needs, e.g. having flexible start and finish times, or working from home. All employees have the legal right to request flexible working - not just parents and carers.

Foetal alcohol syndrome

If a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy, she risks damaging her baby. Sometimes this can result in mental and physical problems in the baby, called foetal alcohol syndrome. This can occur because alcohol in the mother's blood passes to her baby through the placenta. The baby can't…

Funded Early Learning

Government funded childcare is available for all 3 and 4 year olds, and eligible 2 year olds. All eligible children are entitled to at least 570 hours of funded childcare each year.  In Sheffield we call this Funded Early Learning or FEL. FEL helps children…

Funded Early Learning Funding information for providers

Here you will find information about Funded Early Learning (FEL) and the Code of Practice. To access the provider portal and to provide your headcount information please go to: http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/content/sheffield/home/schools-childcare/fel-funding-providers.html Parents can view the http://www.sheffielddirectory.org.uk/kb5/sheffield/directory/advice.page?id=_dg8Dvgg5Zc page here. For information about FEL funding including the parent…

Funding for special educational needs in mainstream schools

Mainstream schools (including academies) receive funding in their school budget to support children with special educational needs (SEN). This is called “notional SEN funding”. The amount of funding each school gets is calculated using a national formula set by the government. It is based on…

Gay health: the issues

If you're gay, lesbian or bisexual, by being aware of your health risks and having relevant health checks, you can stay healthy and reduce your risk of illness. Gay men, lesbians and bisexual people have the same health needs as straight people. However, research shows that…

Gender dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is a condition where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there's a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity. It's sometimes known as gender identity disorder (GID), gender incongruence or transgenderism. Biological sex is assigned at birth, depending on the appearance of the…

Gender identity

Gender identity is a way to describe how a person feels about their gender. A person might identify as a boy or a girl or something different. This is different from a person's sex, which is related to physical body and biology. People are assigned…

Get support

Sheffield City Council have set up a coronavirus helpline. You can call 0114 273 4567  between 8.45am and 4.45pm, Monday to Friday, to get advice, signposting and referrals to help you resolve your concerns relating to the coronavirus crisis. Voluntary Action Sheffield have published an…

Getting Around (Local Offer)

Some people may need support to travel, find accessible transport or they may just need information and advice about travel.  There are organisations that can give information and support with needs like travelling in a wheelchair, getting on and off buses and trains and travelling…

Getting contraception

Contraception is free for most people in the UK, and there are 15 types to choose from. Find out what's available and where you can get it. Contraceptive methods protect against pregnancy. If you use contraception correctly, you can have sex without worrying about getting…

Government updates

10/06/2020 Greg Fell, Sheffield's Director of Public Health, has issued a statement supporting the wider opening of schools from 15 June. Cllr Abtisam Mohamed has written a letter to parents about the same topic. 30/05/2020 Vicky Ford, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and…

A Guide to Babysitters

A babysitter is someone who will look after your child or children in your own home for short periods of time. Babysitters are not formal childcare.

A Guide to Starting School

Starting Fulltime Education All children must start full-time education from the term after their fifth birthday, although children in Sheffield are offered a school place earlier than this.  Families have the choice of when their child can start school.  All four year olds can start…

A guide to using hospital services in Sheffield for children with SEND

You can find advice about using hospital services for a child with SEND on the Sheffield Children’s Hospital website.

Have a healthy diet in pregnancy

A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time, but is especially vital if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Eating healthily during pregnancy will help your baby to develop and grow. You can read through this article, or go directly to the…

Health Advise for Roma Slovak parents

Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust have issued advice about common childhood illnesses which can be downloaded in Roma Slovak text. https://www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/patients-and-parents/roma-slovak.htm

Health and Social Care Costs.

Get help with health costs Although treatment on the NHS is free at the point of delivery, there may still be some costs (for example, your journey to hospital). However, much or all of the cost can be reclaimed, which should ease any added stress.…

Health and Wellbeing (Local Offer)

Narrow your search for health and wellbeing services using the search options above or the filters on the right. Within this section, there are 7 sub-categories, each providing listings relating to different aspects of health and wellbeing. Clinics This category includes clinics for which you…

Health and wellbeing for Adults

Keeping healthy and well Help to stop smoking, cut down on alcohol, stop gambling, stop using drugs, get more active and eat more healthily. Support if you’re feeling lonely or isolated, for mental health problems, or if you’re depressed, feeling anxious, stressed or suicidal. Services…

Healthy eating for teens

As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes - changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet.    By eating a varied and balanced diet as shown in the Eatwell Guide, you should be able to get all the energy…
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