Autism links in Manchester
Parent groups and support groups
Chinese Carers of Autistic Children Group
Contact: Helen Chow
Tel: 0161 228 0138
Grange School Parents Group
Contact: Laura Rhodes
Tel: 0161 231 2590
Contact: Emma Gerrard
Tel: 0161 498 0312
For more information click here
Parent Carer forums
PACT (Parents Achieving Change Together)
Tel: 07874 690056
Advocacy and support services
Autizma is a Greater Manchester and Lancashire Community Interest Company providing services throughout the UK.
Telephone: 07956 002933 / 07950 940030
Manchester Advocacy Hub
6 Great Jackson Street
Referrals: 0161 214 3904
Advice: 0161 214 3934
Contact: Ashley Wood, Louise Smith and Brenda Norden
Mind in Manchester
Zion Community Centre
339 Stretford Road
Tel: 0161 769 5732
Advice Team Drop-Ins are on:
Alternatively, you can make a referral for an appointment by calling 0161 769 5732 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young adults' service (YASP) also provide advice for individuals aged 15-18, with a weekly advice drop-in.
Talbot House Support Centre
Tel: 203 4095
Contact: Bernie Wood
Talbot House is able to accompany families to appointments and provide advocacy. (Learning Disabilities focus).
Manchester Early Help for parents and young people
Use this online directory which provides the details of different services that are available in the Manchester area.
Or discover more about Early Help and how you can get support.
Respect for All
Respect for All offer counselling and play therapy to people who have learning disabilities, Asperger's, autism spectrum conditions, supporting parents, families and carers.
Tel: 0161 532 4070
helpline number: 0161 532 4075
(the helpline is staffed for 2 hours (times variable) a day, 6 days a week and there is a 24 hour voice mail on also.
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