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:

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


National Network of Parent Carer Forums

Disabled Children


Disabled Childrens Partnership


Together for Short Lives


Transition Information Network


IPSEA – Independent Parental Special Education Advice



Information, Advice & Support Services Network


Department for Education


Sesame Street and Autism


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: