Welcome to Hounslow Parent Carers Forum!

For Parents and Carers of Children and

Young People with disabilities or special needs

in the Borough of Hounslow

FORUM

Tuesday 24th - Hounslow Youth Centre
10.15am to 12.30pm

GUEST SPEAKER - Caroline Candler
TREE OF HOPE

This talk should be of interest to you If you are wanting to get some medical equipment, therapy equipment or sensory equipment for your child/young person but are unable to afford it or wondered how to go about raising the money for it, Caroline should be able to advise you.  

 

Tree of Hope children’s charity helps children and young people with a disability or illness by supporting their families to raise the funds that they need to pay for their children’s medical equipment, operations and therapies that are not freely available through the UK healthcare system. We are the crowdfunding children’s charity of choice for young people with healthcare needs, giving access to corporate donations, GiftAid and potential grants from Trusts and Foundations. Most importantly we give reassurance to your donors that their money will be spent on your child and their healthcare needs.

With Tree of Hope behind you, we can help your campaign get off the ground, getting maximum exposure and helping your campaign reach its target as quickly as possible. As a crowdfunding children’s charity, we can help you to achieve and surpass your fundraising target.

About the Forum

The Forums are held once a month at the Youth Centre.  Most months we will have speakers from organisations or local authority departments who are providers of services for children and young people with SEND.  There is also time for questions and discussion.  Occasionally we will not have a speaker arranged which give us an opportunity to talk to each other about the issues that we are experiencing - as we know the best advice usually comes from other parent carers.

They are informal meetings and we understand that some of you may need to arrive late or leave early due to your caring commitments.  Any Hounslow parent with a child or young person with any sort of disability is welcome to attend.

The aim is to provide information and also to give parent carers a chance to have their say about the services that are available for their children and young people.

 

Future Forum Dates

May 24th

June 21st

July 12th

 

Directions/Parking: The Centre is at the back of Kingsley Road car park.  This is a paid for car park and is expensive.  There are a couple of disabled parking spaces behind the building.  If travelling by bus:  from Hounslow Bus Station walk up Kingsley Road.  The road going down to the Centre is the left turning by “A2B Radiocars” after the second Cecil Rd entrance.  If coming by tube, from Hounslow East Station turn left and walk down Kingsley Road.  Take the second turning on the right.

Coffee Mornings

Regular Coffee mornings, rotating across the borough.  A time to socialise and connect with other parent carers

 

 

The next parent carers coffee morning is on 14th June in Hounslow town centre, venue to be confirmed. Starbucks,

 

10.30 - 12

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Monthly Forum

 

A monthly Tuesday meeting that all Parent Carers are welcome to attend with guest speakers respresenting local services

 

The next Forum will be on 24th May at Hounslow Youth Centre

 

 

 

OTHER EVENTS & MEETINGS

We also have a home schooling group and a men's group.  Click below for dates. We aim to have 2 larger events a year, one to do with preparing for adulthood and one a general information event for parent carers.  We will add the information once we have it.  

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