Child Support and Activity Groups

Name

Description

Telephone/Email

Website

Grangewaters outdoor Education Centre

Offers special days for groups of people of all ages with physical and/or learning difficulties to try water sports, high ropes, climbing and other activities

01708 855228

[email protected]

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Thurrock Play Network- Pyramid Resource Centre

Provides advice, support and resources for play and recreation. Have a resource centre to purchase low cost resources for recreation and play

01375 413525

[email protected]

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The Sunshine Centre

For children up to 19 years with a range of needs, behavioural, physical or learning difficulties. Includes a sensory room and open for parents and siblings too

01375 413525

[email protected]

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Aladdin’s Cave- Beaconhill Academy

Hundreds of sensory resources available to borrow for free. All matched to individual special needs

01708 852006

[email protected]

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Adult Support and Activity Groups

Grangewaters outdoor Education Centre

Offers special days for groups of people of all ages with physical and/or learning difficulties to try water sports, high ropes, climbing and other activities

01708 855228

[email protected]

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Open Door

Works with young people and vulnerable adults providing information and support to enable them to become active members of the community. Various projects run

01708 856850

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Parent and Carer Support

National Autistic Society Thurrock

Runs a social group to meet people informally and make new friends

07795 252480

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Family Information Service

Provides free impartial advice about childcare and family support services

01375 652801

[email protected]

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Parent’s Aid

Aims to help families stay together and achieve independence from state intervention by providing a range of services that assist and support parents who need help to overcome difficulties

24/7 line- 01268 763631

07890 861255

[email protected]

[email protected]

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Carers Choice

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

01268 881130

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Short breaks for parents

Short breaks for children and young people with disabilities, aged up to 18 years old and their families in Thurrock

 

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