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Positive Parent Action (PPA)

Positive Parent Action (PPA) is an independent parents' forum which aims to improve provision for all disabled children and young people from 0-25 years old, living in the Borough of Wandsworth.

This voluntary group of parents and carers use their shared experience to help Wandsworth Council make informed decisions about how to spend the funds available and understand what local disabled children and young people and their families need.

PPA would like to hear from parents and carers.  For instance:

  • How would you like to see money spent in Wandsworth for Short Breaks?
  • What are the most frustrating problems for you and your children?
  • What services and support are good, and what would you like to see more of?

In addition, the forum has a really important role in Wandsworth's ongoing implementation of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Reforms, which came into force on 1st September 2014. 

Some PPA members Co-chair the council's committees running various work streams.  Some PPA members attend meetings, or take part in pilot schemes to test new ways of working.  All PPA members have the chance to give their views in various ways.

Please email or write to them. PPA want to hear from you, whether it's a quick phone call or email sharing your views or a bit of spare time to help with some administrative jobs, they would love you to get involved.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Erica Spink
Contact Position
Parent Participation Facilitator (Contact, Wandsworth)
Telephone
020 8947 5260
E-mail
erica.spink@contact.org.uk
Website
Visit Website

Where to go

Name
Positive Parent Action
Address
c/o Contact a Family
Siward Road
Earlsfield
LONDON
Postcode
SW17 0LA

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Office times are 9-3pm, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday during school term time

Other Details

Costs

Details
Free

Availability

Age Ranges
From 0 years to 25 years
Other notes
Complaints: Initially these should be addressed to the Parent Participation Facilitator. In the case of any complaints that cannot be resolved in this way, these should be directed to the Chair of Positive Parent Action at: info@positiveparentaction.org.uk

Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

PPA welcomes any Wandsworth parent or carer of a child with additional needs. The steering group meets every month during school term time, but you don’t need to attend meetings or fill in a form to join. Just let PPA have your contact details and they’ll keep you in touch with what’s going on. PPA also has a website and Facebook page which you can use to contact them.

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