KIDS is delighted to be able to announce that The Department for Education has confirmed that KIDS as part of a newly formed consortium with Contact, The Council for Disabled Children and The National Network of Parent Carer Forums is the preferred bidder for the contract to support the strategic participation of Children, Young People and Parent Carers and that they aim to sign a contract with us within a reasonable period. 

All four organisations are delighted that our consortium bid has been successful, and we are looking forward to working together over the next 2 years to build on our current individual support offers learning from each other's experiences and developing new synergised approaches that further enhance both children and young people's, and parent carer participation.

We are really pleased to be able to continue working with the Council for Disabled Children,  young people and local areas to support effective participation  are also really pleased to be joining forces with Contact to share learning and expertise between Parent Carer Participation and participation with Children and Young People.