Help and Support
Below are some websites that we feel may be of use to you:
Accuro’s ‘Where Shall We Go Today?’
A fantastic FREE guide that helps families plan a fun day out. Its full of places to visit and great things to do with relevant local information that we hope you will find useful. Click Here to download the guide.
To view Accuro’s Media Releases please click here.
PACT for Autism (Parents and Children Together)
PACT for Autism is a registered charity committed to supporting families with children and adults affected by Autism and other disabilities.
Parent Helpline: 07837606089 / Office Admin: 01279 430300
Oakview is a special school in Loughton for children aged 3-19 and who have severe or profound learning difficulties, they may also have learning needs within the Autistic spectrum.
Tel: 0208 5084293
ACTION FOR CHILDREN
Make a better life for children (and their families).
3 The Boulevard
Phone: 01923 361 500 (open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday)
CONTACT A FAMILY
Provides support, advice and information to families with disabled children no matter what condition or disability they have, including rare disorders.
Tel: 0808 8083555
NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY
The UKs foremost charity for people with autistic spectrum disorders.
Tel: 0207 8332299
PURPLE (FORMALLY ECDP)
With 21 years of experience in providing payment services support to those receiving direct payments we, at Purple, look forward to continuing to work with you in the future.
Ivan Peck House, Ground Floor,
1 Russell Way , Chelmsford
Essex CM1 3AA
Telephone: 01245 392 300
Represents the views of carers of adults and children with learning disabilities in Essex and promotes these views to those people who are influential in the policy making process.
Tel: 07876 025480
Provides programmes of care education and support for people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder from school age through to adulthood.
Tel: 08442 487187
OUT & ABOUT
is a charity which enables children and young people to access every day Leisure activities throughout the east of England.
Tel: 0845 2412576
Special Needs and Parents (SNAP) is a registered charity that helps Essex families who have children aged 0-25 years with special needs and disabilities.
Tel: 01277 211300
THE CARERS ONLINE PROJECT
West Essex Mind is working in your community to support people on their journey towards recovery from mental ill health. Also includes Carers Forum.
Tel: 01371 876641
FAMILIES IN FOCUS
Provides holistic, independent support to any Essex family who has a child with any disability/special need, requiring advice, information and support.
Tel: 01245 353575
AIMING HIGH (ECC)
Aiming High for Disabled Children (AHDC) is a central government programme to help disabled children, young people and their families get the support and chances they need to live ordinary lives.
Tel: 01245 436864
PARENT PARTNERSHIP (ECC)
Provides information and support for parents and carers.
Tel: 01245 436036
Provides families a much needed break from the additional stresses of coping with an individual who has special needs.
Tel: 01371 876892
SAFE (Supporting Aspergers Families in Essex)
SAFE supports adults and children with Aspergers Syndrome or Higher Functioning Autism, and their families, across the whole of West Essex, the southern half of Suffolk and the northern fringes of London.
THE SAFFRON DIRECTORY
A local directory to help find providers of good and services.
HARLOW FIELDS SCHOOL
Harlow Fields School is a special school for children who have learning disabilities.
Tel: 01279 423670
Information on applying for a grant that may help disabled people make changes to their homes to improve access, gain greater freedom of movement, adapt their living environment and make their lives easier, such as installing a stairlift.
If you would like to suggest a website which you feel is appropriate for this page and is not already mentioned or if you have found any of our websites suggested inappropriate or links are broken, please email firstname.lastname@example.org