Portsmouth Local Offer

For children, young people and their families with a special educational need or disability.

Portsmouth Parent Voice - PPV

Address: Portsmouth Parent Voice - PPV, Portsmouth Disability Forum Frank Sorrell Centre Prince Albert Road Southsea Hants PO4 9HR

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Brief description of what services your organisation offers:
Portsmouth Parent Voice is run by parents for parents with a child with an additional or special need and or a disability.  Our aim is to have the active involvement of parent carers in the service planning and decision making processes within the local authority, to make them more focused on the needs of the families with disabled children.  We also aim to support parent carers to have a voice on how services for disabled children are shaped and delivered locally.
 
Where the service is based:
Portsmouth PO1 - PO6
 
What the organisation provides - types of interventions and support
Portsmouth Parent Voice provides:
•    Monthly newsletters to keep parent/carers updated about current developments and activities.  http://www.portsmouthlocaloffer.org/local-offer-search/item/381
•    Provide regular coffee drop in sessions with other support groups
•    Organise family activities
•    A central information store
•    Recruit and provide training/workshops
•    Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/portsmouthparentvoice/
•    Portsmouth Parent Voice website
 
Eligibility Criteria:
Parent or carer of a child or young person with an additional or special educational need and or disability.
 
Quality standards and expected outcomes for children and young people and their families accessing your services:
To promote improved outcomes for the health, safety and wellbeing of disabled children, young people and their families by encouraging and empowering them to participate in all decision making processes at a local level.
 
How can this service be accessed?
By contacting Portsmouth Parent Voice.
 
How and who to make a complaint to:
Lynne Rigby
Principal Officer
Portsmouth Disability Forum
Frank Sorrell Centre
Prince Albert Road
Southsea
PO4 9HR
Tel: 023 9281 5266
Contact Details for PPV : 07712 439159 (and we will ring you back)
Email address:PPVcoordinator@p-d-f.org.uk
Website: www.portsmouthparentvoice.org

 

Tel: 07712 439159

Service Category: Advice, Information and Support

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