Parent Carer Information Network

Join our Parent Carer Network to be informed and have your say on issues affecting you and your family.

As a parent of a child or young person with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability joining our Parent Carer Network means you:

  • Receive information about what is going on locally and nationally through regular email bulletins.
  • Have opportunities to have your say on issues affecting you and your family.
News and Information

Have your say about Short Break Local Offer

Hertfordshire County Council is reviewing the way it delivers the Short Breaks Local Offer (SBLO) and is seeking feedback from parents and carers of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) about the service.

Short breaks offer disabled young people in Hertfordshire aged five to 19 the chance to spend time out with others socialising and doing fun activities, giving their families a break with the confidence their child is supported by a trained worker (criteria applies).

Herts Parent Carers Involvement (HPCI) are hosting the survey and if you have experience of the SBLO and wish to help shape the service going forward you can take part in the survey at

The survey is open until Sunday 16th September 2018.

What you tell us

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Here is some feedback we received about a recent Information and Relaxation Event for Parent Carers in the Le Marie Centre, Watford:

"Really enjoyable - all course content was good, lovely to have the opportunity to relax, great speaking to other parent carers"

These are some other comments from other relaxation events:

"It was great to socialise with other carers and get the chance to relax for a while."
"Totally uplifting, really fun, totally made me forget about my stresses and struggles for a few hours – great information available too."
"The event was really helpful, as a parent carer and sole parent, life can be isolating, so it was really nice to touch base with so many friendly faces. The relaxation event itself was wonderful."

For more information on our services, please call 01992 58 69 69. 

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Maria Kiely
Parent Carer Worker

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