Pembrokeshire Parent Carers High Support Needs Group

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Carers Week

10th to 16th June 2013

        January 2013  



Check out the Carer's News  and Links page's

with many new updates 

with many interactive links and online petitions





We hold friendly Support Group Meetings usually every 2 - 3 Weeks and enjoy many social outings

Many of us also belong to and support the “Parent and Carers Forum” in Pembrokeshire.

To relieve the stress of Caring we are planning to enjoy a few outings,

leisure activities, meals and trips out using the Carers Special Grant Money

You are very welcome to come along and join us

for a chat and a cup of coffee


(we have a good mixture of caring roles? so don't feel you have to be high support to join us )

See more about us

to contact us



also news of National Strategy for Carers 2008

Gordon Brown has made carers a priority by setting up a Standing Commission on carers,

and launching the largest ever consultation for carers with a review of the National Strategy for Carers,



"We have Lots more information and links to help

people with learning disabilities, Carers and families

on our links page "

These links are updated regularly

Learning disabilities

Young man with carer in kitchen

The Government is committed to improving the life chances of people with a learning disability. The Department of Health worked with several other Government departments on the White Paper, Valuing people; which was published in 2001 and designed to improve support for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Learning disabilities latest news



Looking After Yourself

Looking After Me is a free course for adults who care for someone

with a long term illness or disability.

The first course starts on 20th September at the

Haverfordwest Cricket Club from 10:30 to 1:00pm

Please follow the links below for more details:

Leaflet                       Poster

To book a place or to find out more, call the EPP Co-ordinators
for Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, and Swansea
on 01554 744 492
Do you look after someone with a long-term health condition or disability?
Is your health at risk? Would you like to feel more in control?
Then Looking after Me is for you

"The High Support Needs Group"

launch new

Carers Steps2Health Project During Carers Week 2007

Funded by Sustainable Pembrokeshire Small Grants Scheme.more details in News.




Here you can find out more about the coalition’s 10 member organisations

and why the coalition is so important.

Raise awareness of the financial pressures on services for people with learning disabilities,

and campaign for better funding

Email petition

We really want to hear what you think. If you work for a local authority, are a parent or are affected by cuts in any other way please write to us. We are always looking for more case studies to prove to the government the effect cuts and closures have on people's lives.

Please email us at

                                The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities works to promote the rights, quality of life

                                                         and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families.

                              We do this by working with people with learning disabilities, their families and the  people                                                                                    who  support them.

                                        We carry out research, promote the rights of people with learning disabilities,

                                                                  improve services and spread knowledge and information.


            We are a leading provider of online services in the field of learning disabilities. This website provides a daily

                          news service and directories of organisations, websites and events. We also run an online forum

                and a mailing list for  regular updates and we provide independent, free information for the general public.

"We have Lots more information and links to help

people with learning disabilities, Carers and families

on our links page "


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Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services
36-38 High Street Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire,
SA61 2DA. Tel: (01437) 769422
Funded by
European Regional Development Fund