Links to useful websites for parents
The following provide links to useful websites and support groups for parents.
A social enterprise offering work experience and volunteering opportunities but also has parenting courses, budgeting courses for young people, discos, coffee mornings, mental health support and many more services for people of all ages
This contains the Gloucestershire Local Offer which is a central source of information for children and young people with SEND
Short breaks and activities for disabled and non-disabled children and young people
Advice, information and support for parents or carers of children with SEND
The local branch of the National Autistic Society offering help, support and information
Information and training about dyspraxia
Information and advice about dyslexia and getting it assessed
The local riding for the disabled organisation
Local support, advice and social events for families and individuals whose lives have been touched by Downs syndrome
Help aimed at young people for a range of mental health issues
Information and resources for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
A charity to improve the lives of people in Gloucestershire by providing community links and grants
Provide three days of food for people in crisis who are referred to them
Community Connexions is a Gloucestershire charity providing community transport to those unable to access mainstream public transport. We use accessible minibuses and volunteers using their own vehicles to reduce social and rural isolation
This scheme is to help vulnerable people feel safer in the community. If something goes wrong while out and about, the person can look for a Keep Safe sticker on numerous shops and businesses across the county
A local charity offering positive activities for young people with SEND. They are just starting a new ‘young adults’ group in Tewkesbury
The Community Wellbeing Service is free and confidential for people aged 16 and above. Our aim is to connect you to local services, organisations and groups that can help improve your general wellbeing and meet your wider social needs.
Purple Shoots - supporting people to fulfil their potential and make choices towards their own future by joining and developing Self Reliant Groups in the centre of their communities.
A charity that is user-led and provides support, advice, training, work and volunteering opportunities to benefit disabled people in Gloucestershire.