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Who is Involved?

Stoke Parent Carers Champions for Change is made up of dedicated, skilled and knowledgeable organisations across Stoke-on-Trent, facilitated by VAST. Through our consortium model our Member Organisations work directly with and represent parent carers of young people with disabilities to ensure local services meet the needs of children and families.

Our forum amplifies the voices of parent carers and local support organisations in the work they do every day, championing change for their own families and all families in Stoke-on-Trent.

If your organisation would like to join the forum please go to our ‘Get Involved‘ page and fill out the form, or Contact us to find out more information. 

PEGiS is a Parent Engagement Group for Parents and Carers of with Children and Young People (0-25) who have Special Educational/Additional Needs and/or Disability (SEND) in Stoke on Trent.  

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Lifeworks Staffordshire is a charity that supports marginalised people 14+ with an average IQ with Autism, ADHD, Dyspraxia, Tourette’s Syndrome, mostly with mental ill health, and their carers to find a sustainable lifestyle.

For more information click here 

Sendiass provides free, accurate, impartial information advice and support to children, parents and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) to enable them to be empowered to play an active and informed role in their education and care, from 0-25 years.   

For more information click here 

Healthwatch is a health and social care champion. As an independent statutory body Healthwatch Stoke-on-Trent has the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers listen to your feedback and improve standards of care.

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VAST is a registered charity, providing specialist services to the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector in Stoke-on-Trent. VAST acts as an advocate, on behalf of the VCSE at a strategic level supporting cross-sector work with public sector partners and provides back-office support and bespoke capacity building and volunteering support to enable VCSE organisations to flourish.

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