Independent Support

Mencap has produced Easy Read guides for voters, as well as a supporter’s pack including flashcards to help people understand how to vote. Download our Easy Read guide to voting Download our guide for supporters Download our Easy Read guide about engaging with your local...

Department for Education funding announcement Department for Education has announced a further £15 million for the Independent Supporters programme in 2017-18 to be run by the Council for Disabled Children. The DfE announcement can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/funding-for-special-educational-needs-support-confirmed Our CDC statement by Dame Christine Lenehan can be...

Councillor Patricia Morgan, Deputy Leader of the Council & Cabinet member for Health & Wellbeing signed the Carers Charter on behalf of Herefordshire Council in 2013. Herefordshire Carers Support Trustees, Valerie Fitch and John Hayward recently met with Councillor Morgan and asked a series of questions...