List of opening times and contact details for local Citizen Advice Bureau
11th December 2015 at Cardiff Bay
Learning Disability Wales, Cardiff Law School and our partners would like to invite you to a special one day event looking at the experiences of disabled people and their families, and the developments in law and practice in Wales affecting them.
Pedal Power cycling fun for August
The Welsh Government has made additional funding available to support early intervention and support strategies for children and young people expriencing mental health issues
Know your rights
This free seminar will explain the rights that people with a learning disability have in law and will be of interest to individuals families and carers.
It will cover issues around:
Wills and Trusts
To find out more contact the organisaers on
029 2070 6444
Cardiff City Stadium
27th May 2015
Long term Parents' Federation activist Elaine Gee was recently awarded the Bouquet of the Week by the Western Mail and Echo in recognition of her efforts to improve the lives of disabled people and their carers. .
New welfare benefits advisor in CAB
Parents speak at Scrutiny Committee
Our Chair, Phil Harding, and Director gave evidence on behalf of families at a recent Scrutiny Committee that was examining proposals to re-commission accommodation support packages across the county.
Changing Places installed - now come and watch a match!
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff now has a fully accessible WC
Parents' Federation Trustee Elaine Gee and Mencap Cymru CEO Wayne Crocker being shown around the new facilities
Free sports activity week for disabled children in August
A parents' tale
Cardiff & the Vale Parents' Federation have moved offices
Financial help and assistance services available
Riverside Advice Centre has a wide range of services for people on low income to assist them with maximising their income and challenging unfair decisions
Our social media specialist, Hannah, will be giving training lessons in using social media sites (Facebook, Twitter) throughout 2014.
Our Parents Participation Group (Additional Needs) has written to politicians and policy makers expressing our concern that funding is being withdrawn from parental representation across the Cardiff & Vale area.
Over 50 carers attend recent Parents' Federation event
Our recent event that 'showcased' the diverse housing and accommodation options available to people with a learning disability was well attended with over 50 carers enjoying a morning crammed full of information. Speakers from a variety of providers and agencies explained how different housing options were available, ensuring that all people. regardless of needs, could have a support package designed to enable them to live within their communities. A full report can be found here