Learning Disability and Autism Partnership Boards bring together lots of people to work on making things better for people with learning disabilities and autism and their families.

Care Network organises these important meetings in Blackburn with Darwen and we would love everyone who has an interest to join us and get involved.

If you or someone in your family has a learning disability and/ or autism and live in Blackburn with Darwen, there are two regular public meetings that we want you to attend:

  • Learning Disability Partnership Board
  • Autism Partnership Board

Learning Disability Partnership Board

Please contact us for the full invitation, to receive the meeting documents, as well as more ways to join. 

Next meeting: 14 April - 10am - 12noon  

Zoom log in: Meeting ID: 828 9411 4248 and Passcode: Hello

Or join from your browser:

Join meeting 

Autism Partnership Board

Please contact us for the full invitation, to receive the meeting documents, as well as more ways to join. 

Next meeting: 14 April 1pm - 3pm

Zoom log in: Meeting ID: 889 2774 3765 Passcode: Hello

Or join from your browser:

Join meeting 

Who is it for?  

You could be;

  • someone living with learning disabilities and/ or autism
  • mum, dad, sister, brother, friend or carer of someone living with learning disabilities and/ or autism
  • a professional working in health and social care with an interest in learning disabilities and/ or autism

At the meetings you can...

  • find out about what’s going on for adults with a learning disability and / or autism
  • tell people what you think about local services
  • be heard by the people who can make changes to services which can impact the quality of peoples lives
  • make sure councilors and elected members know the views of the local learning disability and autism community
  • find out about your rights and important national policies  
  • help make services better for people with a learning disability and/ or autism in Blackburn with Darwen
  • meet new people
  • Find out about progress on The Big Plan

The Big Plan - 2020 - 2025

This strategy has been co-produced with Blackburn with Darwen Learning Disability and Autism Boards, parents and/or carers of individuals with a learning disability, providers of services and people with a learning disability and or autism. Find out more...

The Big Plan

Minutes from previous meetings 

We document everything that is talked about during the partnership board meetings in easy read minutes. These are used to inform people of what happened during the meetings and define the next steps planned. 

Learning Disability Partnership Board Minutes

Autism Partnership Board Minutes

Get in touch and get involved!

If you want to find out more, including the dates of the next meetings call Carole or Michelle at Care Network Hub on 01254 507255 (option 2), or email [email protected]

Contact us

Important! Hospital Passports

Everyone with a learning disability and/or autism should complete a COVID-19 Hospital Passport to take with them, in case they need to go into hospital. 

Find out more about Hospital Passports