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Activity Sheffield - our health and wellbeing service

Your health and wellbeing service, for all things healthy and active in Sheffield! We can help you, your group, your school or organisation to get active, healthy and MoveMore!

We can help with:

  • Training

  • Funding support

  • Personal or Organisational Development

  • Strategy and Policy work

  • Facilitation of activities

  • Information services and signposting

  • Relationship and network building

  • Marketing and promotion

  • Other advice you need

See below for details.

 

Contact us

For more information please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

Call 0114 2734266

Email activity.sheffield@sheffield.gov.uk

 

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About Activity Sheffield

We have a small team with a named officer for each of the Local Area Partnership (LAP) areas.

Part of their role is to help communities achieve what is important to them, in their community in relation to health and physical active.

They can also offer impartial and professional advice and insight.

Please feel free to pass these details on to those who you think might need our help.

 

What we do

Invest in the most deprived communities; supporting individuals and communities to help themselves and each other, so the changes they make are resilient and long lasting

Directly contribute to early health prevention and improvement

Help Sheffield’s communities to become more active, happier and healthier.

 

Where we work

We continue to work with people in Sheffield who need us the most. We will continue to focus the majority of our resource in the most deprived communities.

 

Our services

Support individuals and groups to help themselves

Identify and support individuals and groups to help themselves by setting up and running health and wellbeing activities.

Types of groups that we have set up are; knit and natter, multi-sports, mental health ‘tell and share’, disability sport, local history walk, women and girls dance, gentle exercise, come and play, arts and crafts.

This is just a flavour but the group decide what they want, not ourselves

Help groups request funding

Help groups to access funding to increase and sustain health and wellbeing activities.

Parks activities

Lead and facilitate a programme of health and wellbeing activity with groups and partners across Sheffield’s Parks and Green Spaces

Health and Wellbeing Roadshows

Deliver community Health and Wellbeing Roadshows, which we’re calling ‘One Stop Shops’, engaging local people with local and city-wide health and wellbeing services

Park Runs

Build on successful Park Run programme breaking down barriers for people to access jogging/running, through the development of new Park Runs in the city

Training programme

Facilitate a training programme, supporting community development and giving people the skills they need for volunteering and/or employment

Support University volunteers

Maximise the currently largely untapped university volunteer resource to support Sheffield’s communities

Street Play

Lead and facilitate Playing Out (Street Play) initiatives with groups and partners across Sheffield, encouraging children and young people to play out in their local area

People Keeping Well

Link with Community Partnerships to support our People Keeping Well work

Set up groups with a shared goal

Set up consortiums and interest groups to help people to come together around a common purpose or pool resources to achieve a shared goal

Time Bank

Explore the possibility of a Time Bank initiative.

Additional projects

In addition our team have wider strategic themes and projects that they work on including Move More – the city physical activity strategy, Sport Development, Children and Young People, Older People, Mental Health, Disability, Active Travel and Women and Girls.



We’re here to help

If you have any questions, feedback or require some support please don’t hesitate to contact Activity Sheffield:

General enquiries

Email activity.sheffield@sheffield.gov.uk or call 0114 2734266
 

Diana Radford - Head of Physical Activity

Email diana.radford@sheffield.gov.uk or call 0114 2734266
 

Jo Pearce - Operations Manager

Email jo.pearce@sheffield.gov.uk or call 0114 2734266

  • Modified: May 20, 2016 11:10:50 AM