Welcome to Working Together for Change 

“Working for change – Dudley parent carer’s forum is committed to engaging and empowering parents and carers of children with disabilities or additional needs so that they can influence decisions and improve changes to services delivery.”

Members of the forum will work together as individuals, organisations and partners with the aim of ensuring that the voices of parent and carers are heard. They will ensure that all parents and carers in our borough are equipped with the knowledge and skills to influence change working within a framework of agreed values and principles


Latest from the DWTFC blog


Interactive Workshop 31/01/2020

Interactive workshop to shape the commissioning of services for the future - 31/01/2020 09:30 - 11:30  DY1 Centre, Stafford Street, Dudley, DY1 1RT ‘Dudley MBC and Dudley CCG are committed to ensuring that we are providing the best possible support for young people in the Borough. This session will be a chance for parents and carers to give your views on what works now / what could work and what needs to be changed in the system. It will be an ...
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Inclusion Meeting 15/01/2020

Inclusion Meeting 15/01/20 at DY1 Community Building Stafford Street from 09:30-11:30 We will be hosting a meeting/discussion group at the DY1 Centre, Stafford Street Dudley, exploring how we can improve inclusion not only in health and social care services but to include inclusion for all in the wider community. This will be an open event, so feel free to pop along to add your voice to the discussion. Parent/Carer Forum members will get remunerated for attending this meeting. If you would like ...
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SEND Improvement Programme Briefing Note

Please see the latest briefing note regarding Dudley MBC SEND Improvement Programme. Feel free to comment in the usual way and make your thoughts known. Improving the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities in the Dudley borough Keeping stakeholders, parents and carers informed about Dudley’s SEND Improvement Programme Written Statement of Action (WSoA) On Friday 20th December 2019, the Written Statement of Action was officially sign-off by Ofsted. The document can be viewed here. In July 2019, Ofsted ...
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A Conversation With Helen Ellis

21/01/2020 11:00-12:30 @ DY1 Centre, Stafford Street, Dudley DY1 1RT In response to parent carer feedback from the 'It Starts with Me!' post inspection event, parents are invited to continue the conversation around the SEND agenda with Helen Ellis the Interim Assistant Director – Education, SEND, Family Solutions, Early Years and Youth within Dudley MBC. Helen is now responsible for leading the SEND agenda and she believes that this starts with learning from parent’s experiences and together moving forward and ...
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