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Virtual Social Event - Parents & Carers

06 March 2024 | 18:30-20:00 | Online

Are you a parent or carer? Do you wish to chat to other parents or carers of children with Crohn’s or Colitis?

We’re offering people the chance to join a virtual social event with other parents and carers from across the UK.

The event will be a chance to chat, share experiences and potentially learn from others. The topics discussed will be down to you and a trained volunteer will help to lead the meeting, making sure everyone has a chance to speak.


What to expect?

  • Virtually meet other parents or carers whose children are affected by Crohn's or Colitis
  • Have a chance to share experiences
  • Discuss different topics
  • Share top tips on supporting children with Crohn's or Colitis
  • Learn more about Crohn's & Colitis UK and our Local Networks

How do I sign up?

Registration for this event via Eventbrite. Each attendee requires a ticket to attend and must be 18 years old or over.

What will I need to take part?

Joining is easy. All you need is a laptop/tablet/phone/computer with access to a microphone. If it has a camera too then you can switch it on if you wish. You will need a stable internet connection to use the video meeting software.

What if I haven’t been sent the link?

Upon signing up you will shortly be sent the meeting link to join the event on the day. You will also receive it in a reminder email 48 hours before the event. The email we send might go into your junk folder so please check before the meeting starts that you can find it.

Please note these events are:

  • Only for parents or carers of children (any age) with Crohn's or Colitis
  • Not intended to provide medical or professional advice
  • Only for attendees aged 18+
  • One off events and not intended as support groups

These events are very popular and we set a limit on the number of tickets made available. If your plans change please kindly let us know so that others can attend.

This event is hosted by Local Network volunteers. If you have any questions please contact us at networks@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

Other Virtual Social Events

We offer people affected by Crohn's or Colitis the chance to join a virtual social event with others across the UK.

The events will be a chance to chat, share experiences and potentially learn from others.

Each event may have a specific topic but the overall discussion will be driven by what those attending wish to talk about.

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We know it can be difficult to live with, or support someone living with these conditions. But you’re not alone. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information and can support you to live well with Crohn’s or Colitis.

Our helpline team can help by:

  • Providing information about Crohn’s and Colitis.

  • Listening and talking through your situation.

  • Helping you to find support from others in the Crohn’s and Colitis community.

  • Signposting you to specialist organisations.

Please be aware we’re not medically or legally trained. We cannot provide detailed financial or benefits advice or specialist emotional support.

Please contact us via telephone, email or LiveChat - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except English bank holidays).

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If you need specific medical advice about your condition, your GP or IBD team will be best placed to help.

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