How we can help

Highland Children's Forum strives to hear the voice of children with additional needs and that of their parent carers and to take that voice directly to policy makers to bring about change.

Forum staff gather information from children, young people and familes to highlight good practice and areas that need improvement in services.

Through its opportunities at policy committees it uses these pieces of testimony to bring about change in services to young people.

The terms of the Forum's Constitution do not allow it to act as an advocate for individuals or families. However it will signpost children or families to partner organisations or Advocacy Highland where they need specialist support to make their individual case to services.

From time to time it will host open meetings with the policy makers in services for members and other interested parties so that they get a first hand understanding of the views of service users.

If you wish to contribute to this work contact us through the office - details can be found under "Contact Us"

Latest News
Wednesday, December 12th 2018

Highland Children's Forum Constitution

At a Special General Meeting on 10th December 2018, members of Highland Children's Forum adopted a new constitution to allow the Forum to become Highland Children and Young People's Forum Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC Full Story...

About Highland Children's Forum

Highland Children’s Forum is a registered charity set up in 2000, created by the parent carers of children with additional support needs. The Forum aims to ensure that the voices of children and young people with additional support needs are heard in the design and provision of services in Highland.

Highland Children’s Forum is a voluntary association and a Scottish Charity and we operate under Charity Number SC031945.

Contact Us

Highland Children's Forum

9 Carsegate Road North, Inverness IV3 8DU Scotland


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