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Community events & information

Events being held in the local area such as Parents Coffee mornings at Shaftesbury and local charities holding workshops will be listed here.

Upcoming events

Living with a teenager

Hope Harrow are running an 8 week program for parents with teenage children. The course starts on Tuesday 30th April and finishes on Tuesday 25th June. There is no session on Tuesday 28th May as it is the half-term week. For more information please click here.

Extra support at London Northwest University hospitals for people with learning disabilities

The London Northwest University Healthcare NHS Trust want to help people with learning difficulties when they are at any of the trust's three hospitals. They have produced a form to be printed off and filled out to explain what support people might need when they go to Northwick Park, Central Middlesex or Ealing Hospital. Please click here to view and download the form.

Carers Trust advice for unpaid carers over 25

The Carers Trust has produced a flyer to offer one-to-one advice and support to unpaid carers aged 25 and over who are living in London. Please click here to view the flyer.

Children and Young People's Advocacy service

The Children and Young People's Advocacy service has been set-up to provide young people with knowledge about their rights and to ensure that their views and wishes are heard at all times. The advocates can help young people say what they want to say. The advocates listen, help make complaints and make sure that young people understand their rights as well as attending Looked After Children's review meetings, child protection conferences and other meeting either with or on behalf of young people. For more information please ring the Advocacy team on 020 3948 0559 or email them at advocacy@harrowmencap.org.uk.

Swish (Support & Well-being Information Service Harrow)

A new service called Swish, which stands for Support & Well-being Information Service Harrow, has been set-up to provide information and advice to anyone in Harrow aged 18 or over about the local support services on offer and ways to keep safe and well. To find out more please click here to go to the Harrow CA website or email Mind In Harrow at info@mindinharrow.org.uk.

Cerebra - A parent's guide: Improving the well-being of young children with learning disabilities

Cerebra and Mencap have collaborated with other organisations to create a guide for parents of young children with learning disabilities. Please click here to view the guide.

Cerebra - Emotional well-being for parents/carers of young children with learning disabilities

Cerebra have produced a factsheet to help parents/carers of young children with learning disabilities with their own emotional well-being. Please click here to view the guide.

Hillingdon Disability Multi-Sport club

The London Borough of Hillingdon run a fun multi-sports community club for young people with special needs. Sports include trampolining, football, volleyball, table tennis and boccia. Please click here to go to the Hillingdon website for more information.

Harrow Carers' upcoming events

Harrow Carers' have many events coming up. Please click here to view a list of the events that you might be interested in attending.