NEWS RELEASE Number 037/18 1 March 2018 Hereford City Shopmobility is Changing On the 31st March, Hereford City Shopmobility will be closing its doors in Maylord car park, Hereford for the last time. The service, which is provided by Services for Independent Living (SIL), has struggled for some time financially and reduced grant funding […]
NEWS RELEASE Number 032/17 25 August 2017 WELSH MINISTER MEETS SIL Sam Morgan, Torfaen Direct Payment Support Service (DPSS) Manager, was invited by Torfaen County Borough Council to be part of a group meeting Rebecca Evans AM, Minister for Social Services and Public Health, to discuss among other things, direct payments. Sam, who works for […]
NEWS RELEASE Number 030/17 27 July 2017 SIL achieves Coveted Disability Confident Leader status Services for Independent Living (SIL) is pleased to announce that the organisation has been recognised as a ‘Disability Confident Leader’ in the UK and is one of only 25 organisations in the country to have achieved this accolade. SIL, which ensures […]
Changes are afoot for the Hereford City Shopmobility Service as cuts in grant funding over recent years begin to bite. The service is managed by Services for Independent Living (SIL), which has had to rely heavily on grant funding to keep the service running.
It’s an exciting time for the Wellbeing Information and Signposting in Herefordshire (WISH) team as they look forward to saying goodbye to the hub in St Peter’s Street and moving into their new accommodation in the refurbished library in Hereford’s Broad Street at the end of January.
Hereford City Shopmobility Service received an early Christmas present thanks to the generosity of the Herefordshire Masons, who gave a much needed boost to funds. In recent years the Shopmobility service has struggled to make ends meet and has been reliant on the generosity of local businesses and external grant funding to enable it to […]