POWAR is a participation group for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. POWAR stands for: Participate, Opportunity, Win, Achieve and Respect
It is run by Lancashire County Council's Targeted Youth Support - Participation Service.
We influence decision making and make a difference to young people’s lives.
We hold regular meetings which are informal and fun. These meetings are open to young people from secondary school age up to 25.
Here is a description of our regular monthly meetings.
We help to:
Young inspectors visit different services for children and young people to inspect them and then come up with ways that they can improve. At our meetings we:
Visitors from different services and organisations often join us to speak to us and ask for our views about different topics. We also compile consultations or questionnaires.
If you would like more information, please contact us on 07764 838 547, 01772 537 481 or 07775 221 214.