Autism links for children and families in Oldham
Parent groups and support groups
OSCA Oldham Support Group for Carers in Autism
Contact: Maria Aspin
Parent Carer forums
Parents in Oldham In Touch (POINT)
Tel: 0161 503 1547
Oldham Personal Advocacy (OPAL)
1st Floor OBA Millennium Centre
Featherstall Road North
Tel: 0161 633 5544
Contact: Angela Clark (Advocate)
Oldham, Tameside and Glossop Mind
Oldham Mind Advocacy Office,
The Royal Oldham Hospital,
Tel: 0161 627 8070
Fax: 0161 656 1223
Early Help Oldham
Early Help is for individuals, households and families that need support to stop issues getting worse or reaching crisis point. The Early Help team works with people to develop skills to be more independent and self-reliant so that they are better able to help themselves.
Who is eligible?
Anybody who; Lives in Oldham and requires support with any issues they are encountering in their life.
How to access
· Self-referral by anyone living in Oldham by ‘phoning the Early Help phone line
Early Help: 0161 770 6672
Make a referral online: Early Help online referral form
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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