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Contact For families with disabled children - Parent support groups

Parent support groups are a great way to meet other parents for practical and emotional support. Most support groups are set up and run by parents and carers of children with additional needs. Some professionals and organisations, particularly children centres, run their own groups.

Local support groups

Local groups cater for parents who live in the same area whose children might have a variety of different disabilities or the same condition.

Why join a local support group?

Find a local support group

How we support local groups

National support groups

National support groups are usually for parents of children with specific conditions. National groups offer support in a range of ways, which might include:

  • providing good quality medical information
  • creating opportunities to get in touch with other families of children with the same condition
  • running family events
  • producing newsletters.

Search for your child's condition on our website to see if there's a national support group. If your child's condition is not listed, there may be groups that our freephone helpline can put you in touch with.

Who to contact

Telephone
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
Email
info@contact.org.uk
Website
Contact

Where to go

Name
209-211
Address
City Road
London
Postcode
EC1V 1JN

Local Offer

Last Updated
12/06/2019

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations