Autistic teen youth club in Bristol
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Clubs and groups for autistic young people in Bristol

There are many youth clubs, social activities and groups in and around Bristol for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or learning difficulties. Here is a list of those we know of. This list was last updated on 29th June 2020.

AppleShed Inclusive Theatre
An inclusive theatre and drama club for young people with learning difficulties. Click here to learn more

The remit of Auti.Ms is to increase awareness of autism in females. They run some social activities for young women.
Visit their website

Bristol Autism Project
BAP run activities in school holidays for children and young people aged 5-18. Not necessarily a social club, as parents/carers are expected to stay with their children. Click here for more information

Diverse aims to provide social contact and activities for people (aged 16+) who identify as autistic and who often find social interaction and communication difficult. Click here for more information

Elm Tree Farm
Provides opportunities for children and young people with learning disabilities and autism to try new things and experience outdoors learning. Click here to learn more

FACE Filton
FACE run a range of groups including The Hangout and Epic Wednesdays for young people aged 13-25. Click here for more information

Incredible Kids
The Incredible Teens group for secondary school aged children runs on Monday evenings in term-time from 5-7pm at Bourne Christian Centre, Waters Road, Kingswood BS15 8BE. For more information, email

KIDS Southwest
KIDS run a Relationships and Sexuality group for young people aged 13-25. Click here to learn more

Kingsmeadow@Made Forever
Every Tuesday and Thursday a youth group for young people aged 11-18 runs at the Kingsmeadow@Made Forever centre in Fisher Road, Kingswood. For more information, click here

Misfits are a theatre and social group for people over 18 with learning difficulties. They run a monthly disco at the Trinity Centre. Click here for more information 

National Autistic Society Out of School Clubs
NAS Out of School Clubs support young people aged 8-18. They are run in various locations around the city. For more information, please click here

Nothing Special
An organisation designed to help and support people with disabilities and additional needs. We organise events, activities, discos and work with other organisations and companies to encourage friendships and fitness. Click here to visit the Nothing Special website

Off the Record (OTR)
OTR offers mental health support for young people (not just those with SEND) aged 11-25. They run drop-in ‘hubs’ in Bristol and Yate. For more information, please click here

Special Friends Club
Organises a wide range of activities around Bristol. Click here to visit their website

Time2Share’s Dinner Group is for 12-18 year olds and meets on the third Friday of each month. The group will cook a meal together and try a new activity.
Click here for more information about this and other groups

WECIL run a number of groups all around the city including evening youth group sessions for young people aged 13-19. Click here to learn more