• 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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    • 6th August 2018
    • On 3rd August, families with disabled children flocked to Hillsborough Sports Arena to enjoy a fun-packed day out. Glorious summer weather ensured a record turnout, with over 300 people attending the event.

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    • 27th July 2018
    • On 26 July 2018, Sheffield City Council approved a range of measures designed to save around £550,000 from the city’s short breaks budget. The changes affect the £400 short breaks grant and after-school, holiday and Saturday clubs accessed throught the SNIPS service.

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  • 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
  • JumpStars trampolining (Oct)

    • This is a discounted, disability-friendly trampolining session for children and young people with additional needs and their siblings. £4 per jumper, Sheffield Parent Carer Forum members only. More information

      Please note: Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. To ensure the safety of all participants, high-risk areas such as the Jump Tower and the Parkour area will be CLOSED during this session.

      • WHEN
      • 6:00pm - 7:00pm Tuesday 16th Oct 2018
      • Tickets
        • Disabled child: £4.00
        • Sibling: £4.00
        • Participating adult: £4.00
        • WHERE
        Jump Inc.,
        Meadowhall,
        Vulcan Road,
        Sheffield,
        S9 1EW
  • Coffee morning

    • Come and chat to other parents and carers. Tea, coffee and CAKE! Pop in for a few minutes or stay for the whole session – no need to book. We welcome all parent carers, whatever their children’s needs, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, mild or severe. Pre-schoolers and home-educated children welcome.

      • WHEN
      • 10:30am - 12:00pm Tuesday 16th Oct 2018
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ