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We are Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

Contact works with Tees Valley Clinical Commissioning Group offering offer families living in Darlington, Middlesbrough or Redcar and Cleveland priority access to our FREE Telephone Support Service, Autism 1:1 calls and Workshops.  We support families of children with neurodevelopmental needs and no formal diagnosis is needed to access the support we offer.

 

FREE workshops in September

  • Understanding Sensory Processing, 23 September 10am – 12pm book here (bookings close at 11.00pm on 27th October)
  • Money Matters (DLA, benefits and grants advice) 28 September 10am – 12pm book here

 

ASD 1:1 Telephone calls with our Family Support Advisors             

Available for parent carers of children with Autism living in or accessing services in Darlington, Middlesbrough or Redcar & Cleveland

  • The advisor will provide support from both a parental and professional point of view.
  • The advisor will offer support in communication, behaviour and sleep.
  • These are available to book here and updated on a weekly basis.

 

1:1 TELEPHONE SUPPORT

  • A telephone call-back appointment at a time to suit you with one of our experienced support advisors.
  • Available for parent carers of children with a neurodevelopmental need in the Tees Valley area (living in or accessing services in one of the following local authorities: Darlington, Middlesbrough or Redcar & Cleveland).
  • Offering support with sleep, behaviour, wellbeing, finances, understanding the diagnosis and transition.
  • Our family support advisors are parent/carers themselves and can offer both a parental and professional point of view.
  • The family support advisors will offer a space to be heard and listened to.
  • The family support advisors are very knowledgeable and can offer you advice and signposting to other local services to meet your needs.
  • These are available to book here and are updated on weekly.

 

PRIVATE FACEBOOK GROUP

 Join our Facebook Group to meet other families and get up to date information

https://www.facebook.com/groups/contactsouthtees

 To book for any of the above please visit https://contact-tees.eventbrite.co.uk/ or email south.tees@contact.org.uk or call our freephone number on 0800 2540 890 for more information

 

You can also log on to the online community to share concerns and support one another

Freephone Helpline - 0808 808 3555

Email – northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web – www.contact.org.uk

Freephone Helpline - 0808 808 3555

Email – northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web – www.contact.org.uk

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We are Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

 

 



 

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm Answerphone at other times

Availability

Age Ranges
Parents/Carers/Families of children 0-19 years
Referral not required

Local Offer

Description

Contact

We are Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.

Freephone Helpline - 0808 808 3555

Email – northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web – www.contact.org.uk

Contact Email
northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Page last reviewed: 27/09/2021

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