Roadshows for Parent Carers

Somerset Parent Carer Forum are working with Somerset County Council and the Clinical Commissioning Group hold a series of events to showcase the Somerset Local Offer.

The Local Offer provides information about services and support available locally for children and young people with SEND, and has been live on Somerset Choices for some time. This event is great way for parent carers and young people to find out what’s available in their area. There will also be information stands, an opportunity to meet service providers, and the chance to share feedback on local services and help shape future provision.

Dates, times and venues are:

30th January, 10am to 1pm, The Beach Hotel, Minehead, TA24 5AP

1st February, 10am to 1pm, The Assembly Rooms, Frome, BA11 1EB

5th February, 10am to 1pm, Victoria Park Community Centre, Bridgwater, TA6 7AS

11th February, 10am to 1pm, The Meadway Hall, Compton Dundon, TA11 6PQ

15th February, 1am to 1pm, Wincanton War Memorial Hall, BA9 9JX

Contact for more information.





Somerset Mental Health Provider Forum

Third sector mental health organisations are invited to the Somerset Mental Health Provider Forum, which is being held in celebration of Time To Talk Day.

The aim of the forum is to share updates and information between Somerset County Council and the providers of Mental Health support services in Somerset. The forum will cover an update on the work that has been undertaken recently around the Dementia Day Services transformation project, as well as asking providers what priorities commissioners should be considering for people with Mental Health support needs going into 2019. There will also be the opportunity for organisations to network and showcase their services. This event is being held the day before Time To Talk Day and there will be a an information stand with resources for you to take away to have your own conversations.

The forum is working in Partnership with the Somerset Mental Health Hub to facilitate this event.

Wednesday 6th February from 10am to 12noon, at CICCIC in Taunton. Email for more information and to reserve a space.