As a parent or carer of a child or young person with SEND in Birmingham, you can access forums within your locality where you can meet other parents and gain information and support from professionals. 

Find out which locality is best for you here


Talking Space – Northfield
Safe space for discussing any worries or issues. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6pm – 11:30pm to anyone over 18 by appointment only. Birmingham Mind Helpline – 0121 262 3555;

Midlands Suicide Bereavement Group
First Tuesday of the month 7.30pm – 9pm.  Contact 07970 040016

Midlands Parent Support Group for Parents of Children who Self Harm
First Tuesday of the month 5.30pm – 7pm.  Contact 07970 040016

Down Syndrome Online Support Group for Parents and Carers
Are you a parent/carer of a child with Down Syndrome and would you like to join other parents/carers at a weekly informal online support group? Contact:

Early Support Service: Joanne Bourne on 07827 082781, Debbie Lane on 07827 082761

Allens Croft Child Development Centre: Clare Hulbert-Moore on 07753 316295

Be Empowered Workshop – Early Support Programme for SEND Parent Carers – Booking Form

You can also access a range of other events such as webinars and training session.

Upcoming events/training sessions: