Our Aims and Objectives

Our aim is to gather information from Parent and Carers and using these unique shared experiences, we take part in consultations and participation work which helps us to shape the development and delivery of services to our children. We also pass on information to families via a newsletter, Information Events enabling parent and carers to gain greater knowledge and understanding of the services available from health, education, local authority and the voluntary sector.


Useful Information

Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum strives to give the best possible advice to parents and carers. As such we have a number of useful documents that you can can download, informative videos and links to other service providers.

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About Us

Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum provide a central voice for all parents and carers of children/adults with sen/education/complex medical needs that live in Bournemouth monitor and shape parent participation and to influence and shape current, future services provision for the families Awareness raising about parents real concerns with a collective voice The forum will signposting parents/carers regarding health, educations and social services To join parents/carers, professionals and agencies together with events and build close links with health, educations and social services within Bournemouth.

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What Others Say About Us

We have been privileged to have worked with many parent carers who have needed help and support on varying levels, some who have just needed help finding a solution to one problem, some whom require ongoing support and others who just like to know we are there for them.


Keep Up-to-Date

We aim to provide parents with accurate and relevant information on a range of issues relating to additional needs, disabilities and special educational needs. Here you'll find general news about the Forum along with general information that may be of help to you.

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A parent has put pen to paper about her concerns and worries.  She is speaking on behalf of many parents who are concerned and overwhelmed with all t...


Parent School Representative

Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum is looking for Parent School Representatives to help their group expand.
The group provides help and support for families with a disabled child or young person in Bournemouth and is run exclusively by volunteers. We are asking parents to become school representative and will only be required to send us information regarding any events that is happening in their child schools. These can be coffee mornings, meet and greet, parents evenings etc. There is no experience necessary just a few minutes of your time to send us this information and we can get in contact with your school so that we can spread the word about Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum.
Please contact Marion on 07585 404335 or email us using the contact form on this site.

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Meet & Greet Days

The Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum (BPCF) gives parents and carers an opportunity to have their say on health, social care and educational services for families who have children with a disability or SEN.
It has been set up so you can help create health, social care and educational services that meet your needs and enhance the lives of you and your family. BCPF are working with Local Authorities and the NHS to make a change.

We have now started to establish ourselves in Bournemouth and are keen to get out and tell everyone about what we are doing and why. Therefore we would like to offer to come into your workplace, school, college, support groups, etc. to tell you about our work and how we can help families in Bournemouth. Our services are all free and we are run by volunteers, so please give us a call and we would be more than happy to come in.

For more information or to arrange for us to come to a session, please contact Marion on 07585 404335 or email us using the contact form on this site.

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Want to speak to someone face-to-face at the Forum?

Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum welcomes the chance to meet with anyone who feels that they need help, support or just advice on caring for children and young people, 0-25 years old, who have additional needs, disabilities or special educational needs (SEN).

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