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


Small Bids Scheme

Grants available to help fund activities for children with disabilities and their families More than £40,000 is up for grabs by local organisations. Dudley Council’s Small Bids Scheme helps fund activities for children with disabilities and their families ...
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Complimentary Therapy Open Day

Fully qualified therapists will be offering 15- 20 minute taster sessions in reiki, reflexology, body massage, Swedish Indian head massage and much more. The sessions will take place on Friday 12 April, 11-3pm and are open to all carers ...
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Tell us your priorities!

One of Dudley Parent Carer Forum - Working Together for Change’s core functions is to be the local voice of parent carers. This means that the steering group work with partners to promote and champion parent carers, ensure strategic parent carer participation, as well as using local parent carer experiences to shape the discussion had at a local level. A number of ‘Talking Points’ have been developed nationally by the National Network for Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) - these are ...
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Strategy to improve lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities is launched

A new strategy to improve the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities in Dudley borough has now been officially launched. Photo below is from the launch event with Claire Powers a parent carer forum member with Cllr Sue Ridney. The Dudley Area SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) strategy has been put together by Dudley Council, parents, children, partners - including schools and health organisations. It looks to build on the good work already being done by ...
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