About Us

IMPORTANT: Due to Covid-19 and the need to social distance, Parson Cross Forum has had to cancel all groups & activities until further notice and please note that other parts of our website may not be up to date.

For us to continue to support our members we have changed the way we are working.

But if you need to contact us, all our contact details are all still the same:
Telephone number 0114 3279727
Email louise@pxforum.org or louisec@pxforum.org
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/parson.crossforum.5/

  • For our Dementia Cafes and JABADAO group members, we are now delivering 3 weekly Memory Cafes online via the Zoom app. This allows our members to keep in touch and still share peer support. To find out how to join our online cafes, contact us on 0114 3279727.
  • We are also offering telephone support to our members who are living with dementia and their carers and our most vulnerable members including those with underlying medical conditions and people who are having to self-isolate. But if you need to call us or you need to talk, please get in touch, we are here to help.
  • For other support needs (practical or otherwise), particularly from those required to self-isolate or anyone in the at-risk groups including older people, you can contact us using the details above.
  • Anyone needing support to access food, we can connect you to the local Foodbanks, most Foodbanks operate a referral system only.
  • If you are in isolation and need access to food that you can pay for, Go Local Extra shop on Wheata Road, Sheffield S5 9FL, are working in partnership with St Pauls Church to take food orders and deliver to your door, call 0114 240 1128
  • There are a number of Community Hubs and Foodbanks in Sheffield to find out more go to: https://www.vas.org.uk/sheffield-covid-support-map/

A warm welcome from everyone at Parson Cross Community Development Forum

WHO WE ARE

The Parson Cross Community Development Forum acts as an umbrella body, representing many different interest groups and organisations across the neighbourhoods of Parson Cross. The Forum is based in an office on Margetson Crescent, which is open to our members and the general public each weekday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The Forum also regularly hosts meetings and is hired out in the evening and at weekends.

The Forum was originally based on an alliance of local tenants and residents organisations which came together to co-operate in dealing with area wide initiatives around council housing and estate management. It has now broadened its membership to include representatives of organisations that worked in many different fields, but each with a common purpose: Improving the social welfare of the community. In addition to organisational members, many key individuals and activists from the community participate in the Forum’s work.

The Forum incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on 31st December 2002 and continued on to become a charity in 2004.

The Forum is managed by a board of Trustees appointed by members to serve for no more than three years. One third of the Trustees retire in rotation at each annual general meeting. Nominations for their replacements are requested from member organisations. This system provides for both continuity of management and opportunity for new Trustees to be appointed to add knowledge, skills and variety to the Forum’s work.