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

SENDIASS Torbay – The local Special Education Needs Disability Independent Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS). They mainly deal with education issues.

SEND Family Voice Torbay – the Parent Carer Forum.

Tissues and Issues – Parent and Carer Support Group.

TYAC – Torbay Young Adult Carers – support for carers aged 16-25 in Torbay

Young Carers Team Torbay – support for carers under 16, email on

Carers Aid Torbay – supporting unpaid carers call on 01803 323510 or email

Bay Benefits – advice and assistance with benefits and entitlements for unpaid carers living in Torbay.

Torbay Family Hub (Local Offer) – find out more about support available locally.

Torbay & South Devon NHS – communication support card application form.

Family Hub Torbay– Support for carers

Mencap Torbay – Support for people with learning difficulties and learning disabilities

Dimensions for Autism – Support for carers of autistic adults

If you feel your organisation should be added to this list please email us at