Portsmouth Local Offer

For children, young people and their families with a special educational need or disability.

SEND Butterflies - parent/carer support group

Address: SEND Butterflies - parent/carer support group, The Carers Centre, 117 Orchard Rd, Southsea PO4 0AD

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Brief description of what services your organisation offers:
Support for parent/carers of children and young people aged 0 - 25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities
Where the service is provided - please state if city wide or locality based:
City wide and Hampshire County.
What the organisation provides - types of interventions and support:
Support for parents and carers by providing one monthly get together in the north of Portsmouth and one meet up in the south of the city.  These sessions could include pampering sessions, relaxation techniques, opportunities to meet professionals from relevant local services in the NHS and the Local Authority.  They are intended as a safe place to share your experiences and strengths and to offer activities/parties/days out for parents, carers and their families.
Eligibility Criteria:
Parent/carers of SEND children/young people aged 0-25 years old
Quality standards and expected outcomes for children, young people and their families accessing your service:
A safe place to find support and have fun.
How can this service be accessed?
Once a month in the north of the city and once a month in the south at the Carers Centre in Portsmouth.
How and who to contact or to make a complaint to:
Paula Siddall or Melissa Healy at sendbutterfliesnorthsouth@gmail.com
Website: Our Facebook page - SEND Butterflies https://www.facebook.com/SENDButterflies/

Service Category: Leisure, Advice, Information and Support

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