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Derbyshire Local Offer

The Derbyshire Local Offer website has information about support and services provided for parent carers – including schools, colleges, health services, groups, activities and short breaks.

It also has information about the new processes for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and how you could be affected.

Umbrella support parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities. They facilitate Parent Carer Support Groups and events. Tel 01332 785658 for more info.

UMBRELLA PARENT/CARERS SUPPORT GROUPS

Each month, Umbrella Family Support Team run Parent/Carer Support Groups. These are open to parents and carers of children with any special educational needs and/or disability. Simply turn up at the venue on the dates listed below.

DERBY CITY Broadway Baptist Church, 166 Broadway , Derby DE21 1BP Time: 10am to 12 noon. 12th September, Universal Credits Future dates: 3rd October, Safe and Sound presentation. 7th November, Chair Yoga. 5th December, Christmas lunch TBA.

DERBYCITY 2 at “Haven House Carer’s Retreat”, 31 Charnwood Street, Derby DE1 2GU. Time 12:30pm to 2:30pm. 12th September, Universal Credits. Future dates: 3rd October, Safe and Sound presentation. 7th November, Chair Yoga. 5th December, Lunch TBA.

EREWASH GROUP The Adult Education Centre, 173 Derby Road, Long Eaton
NG10 4LL. 26th September, Safe and Sound presentation. Future dates: 24th October, Cream Tea TBA. 28th November, Erewash Learning Disability Partnership board. 19th December, Lunch.

SOUTH DERBYSHIRE GROUP Hilton Village Hall, Peacroft Lane, Hilton DE65 5GH Time 11am to 1pm. 12th September, Chair Yoga. Future dates: 10th October, Safe and Sound presentation. 14th November, Open meeting. 12th December, Lunch TBA.

AMBER VALLEY GROUP Strutts Building, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU. Time 10am to 12 noon. 13th September, Safe and Sound presentation. Future dates: 11th October, 90 minutes Yoga. 15th November, Open meeting. 13th December, Christmas lunch TBA.

MALE CARERS GROUP The Farm House Pub, Mackworth, 6pm to 7. 10th September, Online Safety Derbyshire Police. Future dates: 1st October, Derbyshire Young Carers. 5th November, Open meeting. 3rd December, Christmas meal.

EVENING GROUP Hilton Village Hall, Peacroft Lane, Hilton, DE65 5GH, Time 7pm to 8:30pm. 17th September, Safe and Sound presentation. Future dates: 15th October, Preparing for Adulthood. 19th November, Derbyshire Young Carers. 17th December, Christmas meal.

UMBRELLA SUPPORT GROUPS MEET TERM TIME ONLY.
We offer a warm friendly welcome at our support groups, a time to be yourself in a safe and confidential environment. Telephone 01332 785658 for more information.

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