Autism Service Directory

NAS Lambeth Family Support

Multiple providers

Main information

Type of service: Family support and information services

NAS Lambeth Family Support is a project set up by The National Autistic Society (NAS) to provide information, advice and support to the parents and carers of children and young people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) living in Lambeth. The service provides advice, information and suggestions to help with the behavioural, emotional and practical challenges that living with a child or young person with an ASD can present. This service offers: Home visits to families of children aged 0-14 years to discuss diagnosis, rights, entitlements and benefits and services available to the family; Monthly Drop-ins: for families of children 0-19 years to discuss challenges at home including educational/behaviour issues; Quarterly Dads Club: for dads and male carers. Includes topic based discussions and lunch; Workshops: half-termly based topics such as behaviour, anxiety, sleep, based at different children's centres; Family outings: organised activities and outings for families in the Easter, summer and Christmas holidays; and EarlyBird: Once a year it runs EarlyBird plus courses for families living in Lambeth. Families can refer themselves by contacting Linda Townsend.

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adolescent , Child , Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of a young person, Young person

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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NAS Croydon Resource Centre

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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers

The National Autistic Society

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Kirsty Townsend - Resource Centre Manager

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020 8662 4661

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FamilySupport.London@nas.org.uk

Locations

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Mansfield House, Mansfield Place, Croydon, CR2 6HP