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Daisy Chain - A haven for families affected by Autism

Daisy Chain is a unique charity, based in Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, which exists to support families affected by Autism Spectrum Conditions, living within postcodes TS and DL.

We provide a wide range of services from our five and a half acre site, offering a welcoming, supportive and attractive environment where parents, children and young people with autism and their siblings, can seek support and have fun.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Faith Jones
Contact Position
Care Co-ordinator
Telephone
01642 531248
E-mail
info@daisychainproject.co.uk
Website
Daisy Chain Website
Notes

For more information, please contact a member of the care team on 01642 531248 or email info@daisychainproject.co.uk.

Where to go

Name
Daisy Chain
Address
Calf Fallow Farm
Calf Fallow Lane
Norton
Stockton on Tees
Cleveland
Postcode
TS20 1PF

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open for contact: Monday-Friday: 9.00am- 5.00pm Saturday: 11.00am - 3.00pm

Other Details

Costs

Details
Various costs- see Local Offer info or look at our website for more information on specific acitivites

Availability

Age Ranges
0 - 18 years
Referral Details

Self or professional referral

Other notes

Daisy Chain provides Autism specific services.

Pre school aged children with any additional need are eligible to attend the Toddler Group, with parents/carers.

Any family living in an area with a TS or DL postcode can use our services if they have a child with an Autism Spectrum Condition, or if they have a child undergoing diagnosis.

Is your service fully accessible?

The building is wheelchair accessible and there are disabled toilets on each floor.

There is a sensory room.

Local Offer

Description

More detailed information about the organisation/service/activity:

Activity Days

We hold Activity Days on Saturdays and additional Thursdays during the school holidays. Families can enjoy our soft play, outdoor play area, visit the animals on the farm and the sensory room. Planned activities include crafts, cooking, gardening, animal activities, soft play, computers, music, Wii and much more. Booking is required- simply call us on 01642 531248 the Monday of the week you wish to attend. Cost £6 for first child and £3 for each additional child.

Links

‘Links’ is our parent/carer support group and meets each Thursday between 10-12 during term time and monthly on Wednesday evenings between 6-7:30. The weekly programme is varied, with interesting speakers and an opportunity for an informal chat with other parents and carers. Booking is not required. A crèche is available and costs £5 for the first child and £2 for subsequent children. It is essential to pre-book a place in the crèche.

Social Clubs

Daisy Chain runs a number of social groups and ‘Chill and Chat’ youth clubs for children and young people with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition. These take place fortnightly after school. Places are limited and must be booked. Prices vary. Please call for more information.

Daisy Chain also runs holiday short break sessions for children aged 3-7, 8-11 and 12-17 with a diagnosis of Autism, these run in line with Stockton Borough Council school holidays. Prices vary and booking is essential.

A fortnightly sibling group (Sibz) runs for young people aged 8-16. Places are limited and must be booked. Please call for more information.

Toddlers/Early Years

A special needs Toddler Group runs each Wednesday mornings during term time, between 9:30-11:30. Cost £5 per family. Booking is not required.

Holiday soft play sessions for children with autism and additional needs must be booked. Parents/carers are required to supervise and siblings may attend. Cost £6 for the first child and £3 for each additional child.

One to One

Advice, support and guidance is available, by appointment, with a member of the Care Team.

Contact Name
Faith Jones
Contact Telephone
01642 531248
Contact Email
info@daisychainproject.co.uk
Page last reviewed: 27/06/2018
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