Useful Links – Families In Focus (Essex)
The biggest UK directory of disability and disabled resources. Includes disability advice and information, disabled products, sports and the arts plus goods and services, health, support, social care and mobility aids. All this under the convenient roof of one comprehensive disability directory.
Accuro is a registered charity who offer support throughout West Essex to people of all ages with a disability and provide short breaks for their families and carers
In Essex we are agreed that bullying in any form is unacceptable. We aim to empower all individuals, institutions and communities to challenge, remedy and prevent bullying and create a culture where the rights of the individual are valued and upheld.
Autism Anglia exists to promote the welfare, education and care of people with autism.
A children's charity that provides therapy for children from 6 months – 12 years of age who has a brain injury, has delayed development or a genetic condition
Their vision is for children and adults with severe learning disabilities, who are described as having challenging behaviour, to have the same life opportunities as everyone else, including home life, education, employment and leisure.
Website for the Chelmsford Children's Centres
UK–wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children, no matter what their health condition.
Membership organisation providing a national forum for developing policy and practice relating to disabled children and young people.
An online Counselling Directory to connect you with professional support
The UK's leading provider of services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties
An online directory of activities, clubs, advice and support groups in Essex
Essex Mums is a place for Mums and Dads to make the most of family life in Essex: whether it is to find out what's going on nearby, read opinions of the best parent & toddler groups, give and receive help and advice or just chat about your day.
The Eastern Development Centre serves the six counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, and four unitary authorities; Luton, Peterborough, Southend and Thurrock, a population of 5.4 million. We aim to work in partnership with local health and social care communities throughout Eastern region.
FACE is run by parents to represent the views and experiences of parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities and additional needs, to influence the services they receive in Essex. FACE gives access to current information and the chance to contribute to focus groups and consultations.
Champions an inclusive society where families with disabled children or seriously ill children have choices and the opportunity to enjoy family life.
InterAct enables disadvantaged people and groups to improve their lives and communities. Providing training, resources, experience and support to those with mental health issues and learning difficulties. They are committed to providing social inclusion opportunities, and provide a range of services which 'help others to help themselves'.
Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
Play and Resource Centre for Children with disabilities and their families.
Special Needs And Parents (SNAP) is a registered charity that helps Essex families who have children aged 0 to 25 years with special needs and disabilities. The children's disabilities are wide–ranging including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, sensory impairment, speech and language difficulties and learning disabilities.
Website for the Sure Start Children's Centre, Tendring