Our Accessing Public Services Toolkit Workshops are designed to help families access the services that their children need, and are entitled to.

Our popular Accessing Public Services Toolkit aims to support disabled people and carers, as well as their families and advisers, who are encountering difficulties with the statutory agencies in relation to the provision of health, social care and education support services. The toolkit aims to unpick these problems and to develop effective strategies for resolving them.

You can download the Toolkit here.

These free workshops will use the information and resources in our Accessing Public Services Toolkit to help parents and carers, and the professionals who support them, to access the services that their children need.

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions we are offering free online workshops. Each workshop runs for approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes and includes a presentation on the toolkit and case studies for group work.

Workshop dates

Hull: 10th May 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Oldbury: 11th May 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Halifax: 17th May (online) 10:ooam – 12:30pm
Gloucester: 17th May 2022 (online) 7:00pm-9:00pm
Stafford: 19th May 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Kingston: 26th May 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Carmarthen: 7th June 2022 (face-to-face) 10:00am – 2.00pm
Cardiff: 16th June 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Nuneaton: 21st June (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
East Midlands: 22nd June (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
West Sussex: 23rd June 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Kent: 5th July 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Solihull: 11th July (face-to-face) 10:00am – 2.30pm
Hampshire: 19th July (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Worthing: 29th September (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm
Peterborough: 8th November 2022 (online) 10:00am – 12:30pm

If you would like to book a place at any of the above workshops please contact Beverley Hitchcock at [email protected].

We look forward to offering in-person workshops once it is appropriate to do so. At such a time we will be looking for groups to host our Toolkit workshops. All we would ask is that the group cover the hire of a venue (preferably with an overhead projector and wifi access), refreshments, publicity and booking.

If you are interested in holding a workshop, then please contact Beverley Hitchcock at [email protected].

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