Parkinson’s UK Swindon branch is offering respite sessions in our Swindon Centre, helping to support people of all ages with Parkinson’s, as well as their families and carers. Find out more at www.swindonparkinsons.org.uk
Swindon Carers Centre
There are many young people who bear the demanding responsibility of looking after a family member with a disability or mental health problem. Often this can place a big strain on them, and they may need external support or simply someone to talk to. The Swindon Young Carers have been using our Swindon centre for many years as a space for their support groups and activities.
CCS Adoption are a specialist, not for profit adoption agency that offer the same adoption service as the local authority. CCS offer bespoke, lifetime support for you and your family! We work closely with CCS and run adoption wellbeing days with them once a month in Bristol!
SWAN UK (Syndromes Without A Name) supports families of children with undiagnosed conditions. They have recently started using our Bristol centre for stay and play sessions and activities.
Contact a Family
Contact a Family is the only UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to parents of all disabled children – no matter what their health condition.
Their website offers support for families of children with disabilities, with advice on welfare rights, community care issues, education needs and a listening ear, with access to interpreters.
SEN Magazine is the UK’s leading special educational needs (SEN) magazine. With extensive news coverage and authoritative features from across the spectrum of SEN, it is essential reading for education professionals and parents/carers. SEN Magazine is designed to keep you up to date with the latest thinking, guidance, products and best practice from the world of SEN. It provides an invaluable mix of practical advice, information and thought-provoking articles.
SEN Magazine is currently offering a FREE trial copy of the Magazine, with no obligation. All you have to do to claim your free copy is fill in this form.
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.
Butterflies Family Centre
The Butterflies Family Centre uses HSJ Swindon to host a ‘Honeybees’ group for children (0 – 5) with additional needs and their parents, each Thursday from 1 to 2 PM. We offer the centre to Butterflies for free, as part of our wish to support children’s centres and our local community.