The first round of this year’s Shadsworth with Whitebirk Big Local grants scheme is now open. You can download the application form from here – http://www.bwdcvs.org.uk/bwdcvs/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Big-Local-Jan-2015-blank-Grant-form.doc. The fund is a part of the £1million Big Local Ten Year Programme for Shadsworth with Whitebirk. The fund is open to ward residents and local charities, social enterprises, voluntary or […]
Free training to prepare people who wish to become volunteers Open to anyone that would like to become a volunteer in Blackburn with Darwen Borough. Particularly suitable for those wanting to volunteer in roles where you would be working on a one-to-one basis with members of the community (e.g. volunteer roles around older people, children, […]
PUBLIC HEALTH – IRON DEFICIENCY AND VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY WORKSHOP When: Thursday 15th January 2015 2pm to 4pm Where: CONFERENCE ROOM BOULEVARD CENTRE, 45 RAILWAY ROAD, BLACKBURN BB1 1EZ Jointly Blackburn with Darwen CVS and the FHWB Consortium Do you work with any of the following groups of people? Iron Deficiency Vitamin D Deficiency ✓ […]
► Agenda; ► Minutes of the 2013 CVS AGM; ► CVS Trustee Nomination Form; ► 2014 CVS Audited Accounts; ► Expectations of a CVS Committee Member; ► Notice of a Special Resolution to Amend CVS’ Memorandum & Articles of Association; ► Current CVS Memorandum & Articles of Association; ► Proposed Amended CVS Memorandum & Articles […]
► Application form – https://community-hive.co.uk/sites/default/files/2014%20Community%20Fund_Grant_Application_Form.doc; ► Guidance notes – https://community-hive.co.uk/sites/default/files/Community%20Fund%20grant%20guidance%20notes.docx Blackburn with Darwen Community Fund is a small grants programme that is being run by Blackburn with Darwen CVS on behalf of Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council as part of the Your Community Your Call campaign. Your Call focuses on helping communities to volunteer and […]
We will be holding a Networking Event on Thursday 16th October between 10am & 12 noon (with a buffet lunch provided thereafter) here at the Boulevard Centre, in our Conference Room. Everyone is welcome, though there is a focus on those of you doing face-to-face work in the community. This event is designed […]
Blackburn with Darwen
Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND)
Information, Advice & Support Service (IASS)
(formerly Parent Partnership Service)
From the 1st September 2014 Parent Partnership Services (PPS) in every local authority will evolve into Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Services. Each IAS Service will provide support similar to that of a PPS, although the type of support, and who is entitled to receive it, has been significantly expanded.
Information, Advice and Support – Key Points
The IAS offer is a statutory service that provides information, advice and support to disabled children and young people, and those with SEN, and their parents/Carers..
IAS services are required to be impartial, accessible and free.
Parents/carers, children and young people should be involved in the design of their local IAS service
IAS staff should be independently trained.
The obligations and expectations of an IAS Service are set out in Chapter 2 …