Name

Description

Website

Child Support and Activity Groups

Autism information Hub

List of advice and support groups and events for those with Autism in Essex.

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Avenues Group

Organises sports and leisure activities, day trips ad taster sessions for anyone with physical, sensory and/or learning difficulties

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Care Farming UK

Allows people with a learning disability to learn about the natural world and animal care skills at various farms

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Essex Local Offer

Provides information about support services and local opportunities for children and young people with SEND.

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Essex Outdoors

Delivers a range of high quality outdoor learning programmes at centres across Essex

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Girl Guiding

Provides inclusive Rainbow, Brownie and Guides sessions for young people with additional needs

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PACT

A parent-led charity providing support to families who require advice, information and support as well as putting on activities and more

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Scout Association 

Provides inclusive Beaver, Cub and Scout sessions for young people with an ASC 

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Adult Support and Activity Groups

Adult Community Learning

Offers a wide range of training courses and learning opportunities

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Autism information Hub

List of advice and support groups and events for those with Autism in Essex.

Click here

Avenues Group

Organises sports and leisure activities, day trips ad taster sessions for anyone with physical, sensory and/or learning difficulties

Click here

Care Farming UK

Allows people with a learning disability to learn about the natural world and animal care skills at various farms

Click here

Essex Local Offer

Provides information about support services and local opportunities for children and young people with SEND.

Click here

Essex Outdoors

Delivers a range of high quality outdoor learning programmes at centres across Essex

Click here

Scout Association 

Provides inclusive Beaver, Cub and Scout sessions for young people with an ASC 

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Parent/Carer Support and Activity Groups

Carers UK

Gives expert advice, information and support to carers

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Cinema Exhibitors Association (CEA)

Provides a card for a small fee enabling carers to get free entry to cinemas when accompanying someone with a disability or additional need

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Essex Carers Network

Listens to carers who are caring for a family member with a learning disability

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Essex Carer’s support

Supports informal carers of any age regardless of the nature of the disability

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Essex Local Offer

Provides information about support services and local opportunities for children and young people with SEND.

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Essex Respite Association

Provides help for carers who care for people aged 18-70 and would like planned respite

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Families in Focus

A parent led charity providing support to families who require advice, information and support. They also provide support groups, clubs and activities.

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Home Start

Family groups in Essex

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PACT

A parent-led charity providing support to families who require advice, information and support as well as putting on activities and more

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SNAP

Run a range of workshops aimed at parents of children with difficulties or to help with a specific issue, and parent courses of more than one session, focusing on a specific diagnosis or issue.

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Sure start Children’s Centre

Provides a play service for children under the age of 5. Also offers support and advice. Sensory facilities available in some locations

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