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Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum Coronavirus update

‘Due to the current situation with Coronavirus we have unfortunately had to cancel all our upcoming coffee mornings, get togethers and training. Please keep and eye on our social media and website for further updates on when we will be resuming these ( We are looking into trying to do a virtual coffee morning and will keep you updated on any plans we are able to make for this. Please keep feeding back to us by email, we are still involved in various discussions with the local authority and CCG and so we will keep feeding back to them regarding your current issues Please bear in mind that we are all parent carers too with our children being home schooled at this time so please give us time to come back to you, we will respond to any emails sent as soon as we can.’

"If you want to know how well a pair of shoes fit, you ask the person wearing them, not the person  who made them or paid for them."

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum (BBPCF)  are a group of parents and carers of SEN & disabled children who work in partnership with local authorities, education, health, social care and other providers to ensure the services they commission, plan and deliver meet the needs of SEN & disabled children and their families. Any parent or carer of a child or young person aged 0-25 can be a member.

Get Involved!

Bedford Borough Parent Carer Forum wants to hear from all parent carers who live, use and access services within Bedford Borough.

  • Could you provide feedback on particular services?
  • Would you like to be involved in designing or planning services?
  • Do you want to meet other parent carers who are passionate about improving outcomes for children, young people and their families?
  • Would you like to see improved services in your local area?

You can be involved as much or as little as you like and every opinion is valued.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Kelly Mathias
Contact Position
Communications Officer

Where to go

Varies events around Bedford

Other Details


Free to sign up
Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old
SEN Provision Type