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 387738

[email protected]

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The Sunshine Centre

For children up to 18 years with a range of needs, behavioural, physical or learning difficulties. Includes a sensory room and open for parents and siblings too

01375 652200

[email protected]

Click here

NAS Thurrock

Runs various activity groups for children with Autism

[email protected]

Click here

Aladdin’s Cave and Sports Locker

Sensory and sports resources available to borrow for free. All matched to individual special needs

01708 852006

[email protected]

Click here

Short Breaks

For children and young people with disabilities up to the age of 18 and their families in Thurrock

Click here

Essex Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Castlepoint to young people with SEN aged 0-25

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Thurrock Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Thurrock to young people with SEN aged 0-25

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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]

Click here

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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Essex Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Castlepoint to young people with SEN aged 0-25

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Thurrock Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Thurrock to young people with SEN aged 0-25

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Parent and Carer Support

National Autistic Society Thurrock

Runs a social group for parents / carers to meet people informally and make new friends

[email protected]

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Specialist Disability Service

Provides a range of support for families of children with additional needs

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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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Essex Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Castlepoint for parents / carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with SEN

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Thurrock Local Offer

Gives details of all services available in Thurrock for parents / carers of childrena nd young people aged 0-25 with SEN

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