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The National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society provide a wide range of services for those affected by autism and their families. Their services include: advice and information education and schools residential help support for carers employment and support We're here to help the 700,000 autistic people in the…
Telephone:
0207 833 2299 (Monday to Friday 9am-12pm and 1-3pm)
E-mail:
nas@nas.org.uk
Website:
The National Autistic Society
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Autism

Kent Cares Town - Asylum Information

If you are under 18 and enter the United Kingdom by yourself to seek asylum, you will become the responsibility of a local authority. You have the right to an assessment of your needs under the Children Act 1989. An age assessment may also be…
Website:
https://kentcarestown.lea.kent.sch.uk/.../#gsc.tab=0
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 11-18, 19-25, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability

Employment Autism

Employment Autism is a free online information service for autistic adults (jobseekers and employees) and employers and prospective employers. We provide information and guidance for autsitic and neurodivergent people on the entire job and working lifecycle and to employers on how to successfully recruit and manage their…
Telephone:
07703 666401
E-mail:
hilary.fertig@employmentautism.org.uk
Website:
https://www.employmentautism.org.uk
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 19-25, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Autism

Childline

ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small. Call free on 0800 1111, have a 1-2-1 chat online or send…
Telephone:
0800 1111
Website:
www.childline.org.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 11-18, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Hearing impaired, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction

The Care Leavers Association

The Care Leavers Association is “an ever growing network of care leavers.” Our Vision is for “a good life in care, a good life after care.” Our mission is “to bring together the voices of care leavers of all ages so that we improve the current care system,…
Telephone:
0161 826 0214
E-mail:
info@careleavers.com
Website:
https://www.careleavers.com/
Age Range:
19-25, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction, Behaviour and learning

Young Lives Foundation (YLF)

The Young Lives Foundation (YLF) is an independent children’s charity established in 2007. YLF are dedicated to delivering quality services tailored to ensure the achievement of effective outcomes in the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people. Demand for YLF's services continues to increase and their trained…
Telephone:
01622 693459
E-mail:
enquiries@ylf.org.uk
Website:
ylf.org.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 11-18, 19-25, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction

InOurPlace

For additional support in recognising and understanding your child's behaviour you can complete a wide range of online training courses as approved by the NHS via InOurPlace. Visit the InOurPlace website and use the code 'Invicta' for free access.
Website:
https://inourplace.heiapply.com/
Age Range:
18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Virtual School Kent

The Virtual School acts as a local authority champion to promote the progress and educational attainment of children and young people who are or who have been in care so that they achieve educational outcomes comparable to their peers. Ensuring that they receive a high…
E-mail:
https://www.virtualschool.lea.kent.sch.uk/contact
Website:
https://www.virtualschool.lea.kent.sch.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 19-25, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction

Family Matters

Family Matters are there to support you if you have been subjected to rape or sexual abuse. Family Matters operate throughout Kent and Medway and provide a confidential helpline, counselling, advice and support. Family Matters provide: A safe and confidential environment in which to explore the…
Telephone:
01474 536661
E-mail:
admin@familymattersuk.org
Website:
https://www.familymattersuk.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Samaritans

The Samaritans provide 24 hour help 365 days a year. You can’t really generalise how struggling to cope can make you feel or act, but if you think these symptoms sound like you or someone you know, please get in touch with the Samaritans: lacking…
Telephone:
116 123
E-mail:
jo@samaritans.org
Website:
https://www.samaritans.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

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