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You said, we did

What you've told us so far

We regularly publish feedback received and on this page can see a selection of 'You Said, We Did' reports.

We also produce an annual report on the Local Offer and you can see the most recent annual report from September 2018 on the this page.

You can also read questions and answers from the Family Voice annual conference in June 2018.

Parent Carer Participation

Parent Carer Participation

Part 3 of The Children and Families Act 2014 requires Parent Carer Forums to be established in all local authority areas. Parent Carer Forums are representative local groups of parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities who work alongside local authorities, education, health and other service providers to ensure the services they plan, commission, deliver and monitor meet the needs of children and families. In Peterborough the local Parent Carer Forum is Family Voice

Family Voice Peterborough

Family Voice Peterborough

Family Voice Peterborough is a local registered charity who are actively seeking to improve services in all areas of the lives of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs. They support parents and carers of children and young people aged 0—25 years with a disability or additional needs.

Family Voice Peterborough send parent reps and trustees to attend strategic meetings in relation to various strands of the SEND reforms.

The service they provide includes:

  • Helping parents and carers engage with professionals across Health, Education and Social Care.
  • Facilitating participation in service delivery.
  • Providing a voice for parents at strategic level meetings
  • Holding informative events 
  • Helping parents and carers have access to the information about what services are available to them.
  • Signposting parents and carers to other agencies/ organisations who provide specific services that they do not.

Aims:

To ensure parents and carers have a genuine influence in the shaping of services

  • Facilitate participation in service delivery
  • To raise awareness of unmet needs and ensure that parents and carers have the opportunity to raise issues and areas of concern
  • To work in partnership with all other statutory and voluntary organisations
  • To be a positive force to encourage and ensure that the local authority improves services for our children and young people
  • To be the strategic consultative body within Peterborough representing families of children and young people with disabilities and additional needs

You can contact Family Voice by completing their Contact form.

Family Voice Office Address:

105 Paynels
Orton Goldhay
Peterborough
PE2 5QP

Family Voice Telephone number: 01733 685510.

Family Voice Newsletter

Family Voice produce a really good e-newsletter.  You can subscribe to it by completing their subscription contact form

Their most recent newsletter is issue 4. In this issue they have quite a lot to let you know about. Also in this edition they are asking for fundraising support and also highlighting the many ways you can help.

Contact a Family

Contact A Family

Contact a Family have published their most recent parent carer participation webinars online, these can be found at the following links:

All other recorded webinars can be found on the Contact a Family web page along with training videos and the latest reports on parent carer participation.

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