Useful Links

Thurrock Local Offer

Every Local Authority is responsible for producing a Local Offer website that gives information for families in one place.  The Local Offer aims to provide clear, comprehensive and accessible information about what services and provisions are available in Thurrock for parents and young people.  Please click the link below for more information:

http://www.askthurrock.org.uk/kb5/thurrock/fis/localoffer.page

National Organisations

There are many national organisations that provide support and information to parents and carers of disabled children and young people. Some of these are listed below, but for a more comprehensive list, please look at the Contact a Family website (details below).

Contact for Families with Disabled Children

Helpline: 0808 808 3555
www.contact.org.uk

NNPCF

National Network of Parent Carer Forums

http://www.nnpcf.org.uk

Disabled Children

www.ncb.org.uk/cdc/home

 

Disabled Childrens Partnership

www.disabledchildrenspartnership.org.uk

 

Together for Short Lives 

www.togethertrust.org.uk

 

Transition Information Network 

www.transitioninfonetwork.org.uk

 

IPSEA – Independent Parental Special Education Advice

www.ipsea.org.uk

 

IASS

Information, Advice & Support Services Network

www.cyp.iassnetwork.org.uk

 

Department for Education

www.education.gov.uk/

 

Sesame Street and Autism

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

 

Family Fund

Family Fund is a UK charity which supports families raising disabled children with grants for a range of items including family breaks, white goods, clothing, computers and tablets.

More information can be found at:

https://www.familyfund.org.uk/