Child Support and Activity Groups

Name

Description

Telephone/Email

Website

Dads ‘N’ Kids Club

Promotes quality time for all children aged 5-17 years with their fathers and father figures

01268 779100

megastaff@megacentrerayleigh.co.uk

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Mushroom Theatre Company

Believes all children should have the opportunity to dance, sing and act regardless of their limitations

01268 906470

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SEALS- Swim club

Swimming club for children and adults with disabilities and their families

Kevin: 07775 952509

info@sealsswimclub.co.uk

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SNAPS- Special Needs Activity Play Session

Run by Kids Kingdom, involves play sessions and parties for children and young adults with special needs

01702 462747

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Toy Library-Southend

For children receiving hospital treatment or with special educational needs. Provides support/advice. Specialist equipment, respite care, fun days and outings and a toy loan scheme

01702 215007

info@informu.co.uk

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The Southend Sunflower Trust

Provides financial assistance for children with special needs

07712 095401

enquiries@thesouthendsunflowertrust.co.uk

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The White Bus

Invites families with children who have any special needs or disability to use their private cinema

07981 824283

info@thewhitebus.org.uk

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Adult Support and Activity Groups

SEALS- Swim club

Swimming club for children and adults with disabilities and their families

Kevin: 07775 952509

info@sealsswimclub.co.uk

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SAFE

Support meeting for parents of children or adults with autism and adults wishing to meet other adults with Asperger’s. Includes mixture of speakers

info@safeessex.org.uk

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BATIAS Independent Advocacy Service

Empowers adults with learning disabilities, physical and sensory impairments, complex needs and challenging behaviours towards independence

01375 389869

Batias.grays@batias.com

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Southend MENCAP

For adults with a learning disability who would like to take part in social and leisure activities either alone or in a group

01702 341250

Marc.mcowens@southendmencap.co.uk

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Parent and Carer Support

SAFE

Support meeting for parents of children or adults with autism and adults wishing to meet other adults with Asperger’s. Includes mixture of speakers

info@safeessex.org.uk

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Carers Choices

Offers support for carers by providing short breaks and practical and emotional support

01268 881130

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RELATE Counselling Service

Offers various forms of counselling including couples and therapy

01702 342901