National Group

All Wales FGM Network

Contacts

Val Owen: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 01286 672922
Carol Salmon (Flintshire): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meeting Frequency

We meet quarterly in person and communicate by email.

Meeting Venue

Alternate between North and South Wales.

Remit of Group / Issues Raised

Setting up the network, synopsis of people's work, issues arising from latest research, liaison with the Children's Commissioner. Resource / training exchange, and campaigning to further FGCs in Wales. Information is exchanged so people can put forward / discuss their own authorities/ services  to improve standards etc.

Members

Open to all FGC projects in Wales

Additional Information

We also have an internet forum which can be used to post messages and ask for information.


 

National Group

England

Contacts

Cathy Ashley, Family Rights Group
Tel: 020 7923 2628
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Meeting Frequency

Every four months

Meeting Venue

It varies across the country

Remit of Group / Issues Raised

Opportunity to share project updates and to discuss specific practice and policy issues


 

National Group

FGC Northern Ireland Forum

Contacts

Mena Wilson
Ph: 02890 705495
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http://www.familygroupconferenceforum-ni.org

Meeting Frequency

Forum meets quarterly

Meeting Venue

Forum meets quarterly
Executive Committee meets 6-weekly
Annual AGM
Bi-Annual Conference and 4 training events annually

Remit of Group / Issues Raised

Representatives from FGC and Restorative projects in Northern Ireland, covering child welfare, education and restorative justice. Includes statutory, voluntary and community sectors.

Forum for promoting an inclusive understanding and support of family group conference and restorative practice.

Members

Open to all who are involved or interested in FGCs and Restorative Practice.

Additional Information

Multi-disciplinary and working across both boundaries and borders. Supporting practice and research developments. Working together and forming national and international alliances. Ensuring partnership in practice development and between organisations.


 

National Group

Scottish FGC Network

Contacts

Anne Hamilton
Ph: 0131 446 2300/0131 319 8068
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Meeting Frequency

Annually, with email and other contact in between

Meeting Venue

Venue changes each time, usually central Scotland

Remit of Group / Issues Raised

Discuss issues and ideas relevant across FGCs

Members

Open to all members of the Scottish FGC Network

Additional Information

FGC Co-ordinators - whether or not they are employed by CHILDREN 1ST - from across Scotland meet annually in addition to the Scottish FGC Network meeting

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