USEFUL INFORMATION PAGE
Gloucestershire Autism Supporting Parents
This group was set up by a parent with two children on the Autistic Spectrum – Paula Willcox.
It is held at the Spring Centre on the second Monday of each month between 10am and 12pm. Everyone welcome and childcare is available.
To contact ring office on 01452 725935 for up to date contact details.
A support group for all carers offering information, advice and advocacy. Tel 01452 386283
The Key is a special information service for families in Gloucestershire with a disabled or special needs child
For more details visit www.keywords.org.uk or phone the co-ordinator on 08456583857.
Gloucestershire Association for the Disabled (GAD)
GAD is a grant giving trust, They can help you fund equipment etc they you may not be able to afford.
To contact ring Juliet Sheppard on 01452 883060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.gadgrant.btck.co.uk for more details.
The Family Fund
The Family Fund can help with the costs of holidays and outings, clothing, bedding and furniture, white goods, driving lessons or computers.
Contact details Tel 0845 1304542 or visit www.familyfund.org.uk
Parent Information and Contact Service (PICS)
PICS can offer help and support, funding, help with benefits and much more.
Contact Fee Knowles on 01666 838213 or email email@example.com
Benefit Enquiry Line
This is a helpline for general enquiries for information and claim packs about benefits for disabled people and their carers. Tel 0800 882200.
Social Services Helpdesk
Tel 01452 426868
Children & Young People with Disabilities Team – (Social Services)
For enquiries about respite, direct payments etc Tel 01452 618691
Contact a Family
Support group for families Tel 0808 808 35555 or visit www.cafamily.org.uk