Halton SEND Carers Forum

A voice for parents and carers living in Halton with children with a disability or special education needs. Supporting contact for parent carers and service providers in Halton

A voice for Halton SEND families

The Halton SEND Carer’s Forum is a voice to inform families with children with additional needs of the services in our local area which may be beneficial to your child.

Signposts to information

We direct parent carers to information and services provided for our children with special educational needs and or disabilities and young people including their families in Halton.

Providing feedback to service providers

The forum works to provide feedback on services, information sharing  and input into decision making and planning for future service provision.

Improving SEND services in Halton

The parent forum believes that by working co-operatively with local service providers, parents can help to improve the services delivered for children and young people with SEND.

Monthly Wheel of Fortune Lottery

 

We have launched our very own monthly lottery

Just enter with your name and the name generator will select a winner at random. The draw is live on our Facebook page on the 30th of each month. 

Entry is £5.00 per name, enter as many times as you wish. All entries to be in by 20th of each month.

Anyone aged 18 and over may enter.

Contact us via email at office.haltoncarersforum@gmail.com to enter, or contact us via Facebook.

Winnings are half of the funds that are raised, so the more who enter the more you win!!

The funds that we raise help us to continue to deliver and enhance our service for our members.

 

 

Come to a meeting

We are always pleased to welcome new members to the Forum. While there are no physical meetings due to COVID19, come and meet us on Facebook instead, there are plenty of lively discussions and interesting information for parents and carers on there.

Ask us a question

Worried or confused by red tape? Unsure about services available in the Halton area?

Ask us, we have a friendly panel of professional people who can help

More Successful Evening Zooms Planned

Following on from our successful Short Breaks Zoom meeting on Wednesday 10th November, we have another Zoom meeting scheduled for Tuesday 24th November 2021 at 7.30pm. The topic for this event is Preparing for Adulthood. This will discuss what is meant by a pathway to...
Who can be a member of the Forum?

Membership is open to residents of Halton Borough who are parents/carers of a child with a disability, aged 0 – 25 using children’s services.

How many meetings will I have to attend?

There are 10 Steering Committee Meetings a year (none in August and December), plus Strategic Group meetings which vary from monthly to bi monthly. There are also Forum events quarterly. You can choose to attend all of these or a selection of them, whichever suits you best.

Does membership cost anything?

The Forum is free to join. We will reimburse you travel expenses for fuel/train or bus

Who do I contact to join or ask questions?

 use the contact form on this website .