Caring for an ill or disabled child can be physically and emotionally tough, and you may find it helpful to talk to parents in a similar situation. Being able to get support from other parents and to offer support where possible will help you to feel less isolated.
Support for parents and carers of children and young people who have a disability or who have additional needs is available throughout the borough through a wide range of organisations. You may prefer to attend face to face support groups, coffee mornings or you may find on-line forums helpful.
You may be at the start of your journey as a parent carer or several years down the line. In all cases, Cheshire East Parent Carer Forum is here to help signpost you to the right support. We will also work with parents to ensure your experiences and views are taken into account by service commissioners and providers.
However we would suggest that, if this is all new to you, you firstly contact the Cheshire Carers Centre for parent carer support advice, ask a question in our Forum or check out our Frequently Asked Questions as a starting point.
Multi Sport Activity Session – Everybody Sport (Macclesfield)
17/08/2018 | 13:30 to 15:30 | Macclesfield Leisure Centre, Priory Lane, Macclesfield SK10 4AF
Multi-Sports Activity Session Come along with the whole family and join us for an afternoon of fun multi-sports activities including ten pin bowling, football, soft archery, arts and crafts and much more. £3.60 per child, siblings and friends welcome Everybody Sport & Recreation – click here to go to the disability sports section of the Everybody website Call 07506 […]
“Silly Milly & Jolly Molly” Family Fun (Crewe)
17/08/2018 | 10:30 to 12:30 | Unit 1, Brierley Business Centre, Mirion Street, Crewe, CW1 2AZ
Summer Holiday Family Fun event from Cheshire & Warrington Carers Trust – a FREE event open to families of children who have additional needs living in Cheshire East BOOK NOW: 01270 257331 / EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org Let Silly Milly and Jolly Molly entertain the children while you enjoy a coffee and a chat with other carers. […]
Family Camp – Oakhanger Project (Anglesey)
17/08/2018 | 15:00 to midnight | Tyn Rhos Campsite, Anglesey
Family Camp Nature walks, BBQ, kayaking, beach activities – please email or ring for details *Booking essential* Oakhanger Project – click here to visit the Oakhanger Project website Inclusive activities for children & adults of all ages – come and have a go at canoeing, kayaking and raft building, join the nature trail and have fun […]