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Autism Service Directory

PODS (Parents Opening Doors) Parent Carer Forum


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Type of service: Local groups, Online services

PODS (Parents Opening Doors) Parent Carer Forum is an independent Telford and Wrekin based charity for parent carers who have a child of young person between the ages of 0 and 25 years, with a disability or additional need of any kind - offering you the opportunity to share your views and to participate in joint decisions made about local services. We work across a range of services including health, social care, education and alongside voluntary sector partners - at local, regional and national level. "Parent carer participation is when parents and professionals work together, recognising each other's knowledge, to make informed decision about services that make the best use of resources". We also host Face 2 Face Befriender scheme offering peer led emotional and practical support by a team of Face 2 Face befrienders..


Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adolescent , Adult , Adult sibling, Child , Child/adolescent sibling, Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Parent/carer of an adult, Partner, Young person

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Generic

Other specialisms: Learning disability


You can contact us by phone email or post.

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01952 271532, 07775 342092

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FREEPOST RTGA-JGFL-ZUCH, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 9FD

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