Bangladeshi Parents and Carers Association
The ‘Bangladeshi Parents and Carers Association’ (BPCA) was formed in 1998 and is a specialist voluntary organisation working with people with multiple disabilities. A humble beginning with Bangladeshi families led project working in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets which now provides day care facilities for dependency users. Today BPCA has become one of the largest Day Care Centres in the Voluntary Sector in Tower Hamlets, with a new Day Care Centre opened (2013) in Newham. BPCA employs full time and part time staff and has a number of Apprentices and Volunteers. It is moving to the forefront of delivering quality and culturally specialist services that meet the needs and help improve the quality of life for people with learning disabilities and their families from all backgrounds.
The services provided by BPCA are tailor made to meet the changing needs of the individual and they are delivered in the most professional manner. BPCA is committed to providing a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its members are respected. Our services and activities are designed to help greater involvement of those who are disabled and their parents, carers or guardians.
BPCA is dedicated to providing equal opportunities in all service activity delivery and prohibiting discrimination based upon protected group status. Equal opportunity in service delivery means: equal access to all our services, whether community or centre based and equal benefits from services and equal treatment within the system. Furthermore BPCA is committed to equality of opportunity in its user admission as well as employment practices regardless of colour, creed, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, those with HIV status, sexual orientation etc.