This service is available to anybody in Essex whether a parent, family member, carer, professional or other person interested in issues affecting children with disabilities and special needs.


Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm with a 24 hour answerphone.

Your call will help you to:

  • Obtain the information you require.
  • Refer you to expertise in that particular field.
  • Put you in touch with a support group or service appropriate to your needs.

Some examples of the help you can obtain are:

  • Details of national and local support groups.
  • Information about the disability or condition.
  • Educational issues including access to Independent Parental Support.
  • Sources of financial support including disability related benefits.
  • Our newsletter and bulletins about forthcoming events.

Referral Form

Thank you for contacting Families InFocus, in order for us to offer you the best support, please could you complete this form in order to direct your enquiry to the correct Caseworker.

Main Parent / Carer details

Dependents Details

First Child

Second Child

Third Child

Fourth Child

Fifth Child