► 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 […]
You are invited to attend a CVS Members Forum on Wednesday 24th September from 6pm to 7.30pm at the Boulevard Centre. Tea, coffee & sandwiches will be available from 5.30pm. Whether you are an existing CVS member or a new local voluntary, community and faith group that has not yet joined CVS come along and […]
The WEA (Workers’ Educational Association), working with Blackburn and Darwen CVS, invites your organisation to attend a workshop to find out how to avoid some of the common pitfalls organisations fall into when applying to the ESF Community Learning Grants Programme. You are invited to apply for a grant of up to a maximum of […]
Paperwork: – ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-fund-application-form; ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-fund-guidance-notes; and ► Monitoring & Evaluation: a guide for community projects (by Liverpool John Moores University) – https://community-hive.co.uk/ljmu-monitoring-evaluation-guide-community-projects. Presentations from the workshop (Monday 8th September): – ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-grants-2014-09-08-alcohol-prevention; ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-grants-2014-09-08-early-identification-physical-activity-children-and-families; ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-grants-2014-09-08-combatting-loneliness-social-isolation; ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-grants-2014-09-08-making-our-roads-safer; ► https://community-hive.co.uk/good-health-grants-2014-09-08-work-health. Additional material: – ► DWP – Mental health in context: the national study of […]
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 …