• Welcome to the Sheffield Parent Carer Forum

    • We are an independent group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities. Our main aim is to ensure the needs of our children are met. We bring together parent carers from across Sheffield to provide mutual support, exchange information, and influence policy and practice. We have over 1,800 members.

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  • Family Fun Day (sold out)

    • We are sorry but this event is fully booked. Please join the waiting list to be notified if tickets become available.

      A fun and relaxed day out for children with additional needs and their parents and siblings. Enjoy bungee trampolines, bouncy castles, a petting zoo, adapted cycles, football, cricket, dance, drumming and animation workshops, and lots more. Tickets are non-refundable and give you access to ALL the activities as well as a buffet lunch. You must be a Sheffield Parent Carer Forum member to attend. Booking essential!

      Please note: The venue is wheelchair accessible and has a disabled toilet and a changing bed, but no hoist. This is an outdoor event which may be cancelled at short notice in case of extreme weather. Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 3:00pm Friday 3rd Aug 2018
        • WHERE
        Hillsborough Sports Arena,
        Middlewood Road,
        Sheffield,
        S6 4HA
  • SEND advice clinic (full)

    • This is an advice clinic for parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and/or disabilities. You can book a 30-minute individual appointment with a worker from SENDIAS, to talk about anything SEND-related. For example, you may want to ask about your child’s support in school or college, EHC plans, SEN transport, health and social care services, disability benefits, and much more. Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 11:00am - 1:00pm Wednesday 26th Sep 2018
        • WHERE
        Venue: St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
  • SEND advice drop-in

    • This is a drop-in session for parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). You’ll be able to talk to a worker from SENDIAS about anything SEND-related. For example, you may want to ask about your child’s support in school or college, EHC plans, SEN transport, health and social care services, disability benefits, and much more.
      Please note: This is an OPEN GROUP SESSION with other parents. No need to book, just turn up.

      • WHEN
      • 11:00am - 1:00pm Wednesday 14th Nov 2018
        • WHERE
        Venue: St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ