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Riverside Advice Centre

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


Accommodation Event well attended

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


We produce quarterly printed newsletters that are sent to all members. If you would like to add an article or comment upon any features that you would like to see in future editions please contact us.

Covid vaccines

All unpaid carers should be able to ask for one

Did you know that as a carer you could be prioritised for a vaccine?

Maybe you are uncertain about having one, see this short clip  for a simple guide





Rights of People with a Learning Disability

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:



Social Care

Wills and Trusts


To find out more contact the organisaers on

029 2070 6444



Time 6.30pm

Cardiff City Stadium

27th May 2015

Elaine recognised for her efforts!


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. .

Putting Families First

The Parents Federation is part of a consortia that aims to help families with a disabled child or young adult aged up to 25 but not receiving a social worker input or support.

Data Protection Policy

keeping your details secure

We take data protection seriously and do all we can to adhere to legislation. This means that we will not share your information with other parties unless you give your express permission, subject to the law. New rules called the GDPR come into force soon and we expect to be compliant.

How are you coping with the lockdown?

Let us know how you are coping and what support you would like

How are you coping with the lockdown?

We have a small online survey at


Please take a few minutes to complete at. it will help us to flag up what support is lacking along with any other key issues

So far we have had people tell us they need help with shopping and asked how they can get some sort of priority as a carer and we have had some interesting feedback


A carers ID card can be obtained from Carers UK. If you email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. you can apply online.


We gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors: