1 Voice Community Harrow
1 Voice Community (1VC) is a small award winning charity, which was setup by local parent carers to provide advice, information and support to families with children and young people (CYP) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). All charity’s activities are planned and delivered by local parent carers in partnership with the local authority and voluntary sector providers. All activities also have to meet the needs of local parent carers and families. In past twelve months
1 VC has supported over two thousand parent carers, children, young people and professional working directly with local send families. These include families from Harrow, Brent, Barnet, Hillingdon are just to name some. Most of charities activities are self-funded by 1 VC and in partnership with local authority and local businesses in kind donations.
Some of the charity’s activities are;
•Weekly SEN playgroup run at local children centre to provide early support to SEND families.
•Monthly Parent engagement group
•Theatre trip and bowling Trip. ,
•Family information event
•Pamper day for parent carers and professionals.
•SEND Celebrations Parties open to families, local guests and wider community.
•SEND Law training
•1VC Parent Rep on Strategic Boards around SEND services.
•Special Yoga Session for parent carers and children including young carers.
•Consultations around SEND services
- Neighbouring Boroughs