There are many services and support options for parents and carers of autistic individuals in Gloucestershire. We’ve compiled this list to help you find support quickly:

SENDIASS Gloucestershire. Special Education Needs Disability Independent Advice and Support Service. They mainly deal with education issues.

Gloucestershire Parent Carer Forum – a voice for parent carers.

Gloucestershire Local Offer  – find out more about support available locally.

Teens in Crisis – mental health support.

Opportunities for disabled children and young people | Active Impact – fun opportunities for disabled and non-disabled young people together.

Nurture Hub Therapy Service – mental health support service for SEND families.

Young Minds Matter > CYPS Gloucester Health & Care ( – mental health support service for children and young people up to 18 years of age in schools across Gloucestershire.

Toucan for Children | Play Therapy | Gloucestershire – individual therapeutic play sessions for children between the ages of 4 years and 13 years who are experiencing problems with feelings and behaviours that are causing upset and disruption in their lives.

Lumi Nova : Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning ( – umbrella organisation for Gloucestershire Healthy Schools and Gloucestershire Healthy FE (Further Education).

Gloucestershire Wellbeing Helpline : Home ( – helpline to support adults living in Gloucestershire who are experiencing mild to moderate wellbeing difficulties, such as anxiety, low mood or depression.

Transport assistance for SEN pupils | Gloucestershire County Council – transport assistance for SEN pupils.

 Glosfamilies Directory | Dynamic Keyworker Service – dynamic keyworker service.

AIM Assisted Internship Model | Forwards ( – assisted internship model.

Home ( – accessible leisure facilities.

You’re Welcome Gloucestershire ( – inclusive online directory and forum for social events, clubs, groups or places to visit.

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