SEND Family Partnership (formerly Parent Partnership) is for parents and carers of children and young people (aged 0 to 25), with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and children and young people (up to 25) with SEND. Check out the 'What's On' Section for a list of events and activities across Staffordshire.
Staffordshire Umbrella Network
SUN is a networking group looking at issues affecting children and young people with special educational needs and their families.
The network provides an opportunity for parents, carers, voluntary groups and agencies - such as education, social care and health - to get together and help to make a real difference to the quality of services and people's lives in the community.
LifeWorks - Staffordshire
Lifeworks Staffordshire provides a warm, friendly and welcoming service in a supportive and non-judgemental environment for people on the Autistic Spectrum, from the age of 14 upwards.
At Lifeworks Staffordshire, we offer a variety of social events, activities, fundraising events and confidence-building sessions, to help us support clients and their careers in the community.
Our Space - Staffordshire
Our Space is a charity that provides unique social and recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. We offer a range of exciting opportunities for all age groups from our specialist facility, The Brook Centre, located in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.
Contact details to request an assessment for a social worker:
Stoke Adult Services: 0800 561 0015
Staffordshire Cares: 0300 111 8010, email: ALDTyoungadultsduty@staffordshire.gov.uk
Cheshire East Adult Social Care: 0300 123 5010.
Websites regarding community activities in Stoke-on-Trent are:
On-line resources for Staffordshire are:
The latter contains Social Care and wider resources and info which people may find useful.
Disability Rights UK provides free independent information and advice on rights for disabled people: https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/how-we-can-help