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Spectrum Cambridge

Spectrum

Spectrum is a parent-led children’s charity providing a range of inclusion-focused events, sessions, away days and support for families of children with Autism, additional needs, learning difficulties and disabilities.

Registration with them is free and they support families across East Anglia and the surrounding counties, from the very start of their journey, a clinical diagnosis is not required to join them.

As a registered member you can also access their Family Worker & Child Psychology support for SEND from the comfort of your own home. This covers many areas such as behavioural, child developmental, anxiety management, Education Heath Care Plans (EHCP), Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Positive Parenting.

Additionally, alongside working with schools, they are a leading UK distributor for the Max Card, provide secure Minecraft servers for children with additional needs and also a supportive online community for families registered with them.

Contact Information:

T: 01223 955404

E: hello@spectrum.org.uk

W: https://spectrum.org.uk

Facebook: https://facebook.com/spectrumcio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/spectrumcio

Instagram: https://instagram.com/spectrumcio

Listen Cambridge

Listen Cambridge

“Parents supporting parents”  group  in Cambridge offering a safe place to talk to others in the same situation and be heard. Open to any parent who is worried about their child or young person with social or emotional mental health problems. Not need or disability specific.

Meets on the last Thursday of every month at Trumpington Meadows Primary School,  Kestrel Rise, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 9AY.

For more information please contact on my email n_baffa@yahoo.co.uk

Listen Huntingdon

“Parents supporting parents”  group  in Huntingdon offering a safe place to talk to others in the same situation and be heard.

Meets on the last Friday of every month at Huntingdon Youth Centre, Sallowbush Road, Huntingdon PE29 7AF and the first Tuesday night of the month  7-9pm at Huntingdon Regional College California Road, HuntingdonPE29 1BL

Open to any parent who is worried about their child or young person with social or emotional mental health problems. Not need or disability specific.

For information contact Mark on 07715 568984.

Little Miracles Ramsey

This volunteer-run charity consists of other parents who know what it is like to have a child with additional needs or a life-limiting condition and who understand the challenges you face.

Provides a free, safe environment with activities for all children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions and their siblings. This gives parents a chance to talk and get support with their problems from others who have faced a similar situation.

Little Miracles Ramsey, Ramsey Locality office, The Boundary, Hollow Lane, Ramsey, cambs, PE261DG.
Please contact LMRamsey chairperson Amy Clarke
Telephone :07715306112 Email: amy.clarke@littlemiraclescharity.org.uk
Website: www.littlemiraclescharity.org.uk

Pinpoint Preparing for Adulthood group

A parent group , organised by Pinpoint, meeting termly at Bar Hill for those raising young people aged 14-25 with additional needs and disabilities. All parent carers welcome.

Sessions run at Bar Hill Tesco’s community room, Viking Way, Bar Hill, Cambridge CB23 8EL

Contact: Laura Potter at Pinpoint. T: 01480 877333  E: Laura@pinpoint-cambs.org.uk

 

Rethink Cambridge

Are you supporting a family member or friend with mental ill health?  

Rethink offers

  • Carer support groups in Cambridge & Peterborough as well as
  • Phone support on 07783 267013
  • Email support at CambridgeRethinkGroup@rethink.org

Contact Jonathan Wells on 07342 691768

Additional Needs Support Group, Sawston & Linton

Contact family worker Andrea Ghelani on 01223 706373

The Parent Group St Ives

 A drop in support group for parents by parents. This is for parents of children of all ages and covers all parenting issues. Children are welcome but please bear in mind this is not a toddler group. Meets 2nd and 4th Friday of the month 9.15am – 10.30am term time only at Broad Leas Centre St Ives PE27 5QB. It’s 50p a week to cover costs of refreshments.

All welcome for a chat, a cuppa and cake.

Contact is Carol Mutter

T: 01480 464526

E: carolmutter@btinternet.com

Support, Offload, Chat

Support, Offload, Chat is a mutual support group for parents and carers of children with special needs based in Huntingdon. If you care for a child with additional needs and want to talk and share ideas with people in a similar situation, pop down for a cuppa and chat. SOC meets every Friday afternoon during term time,9-11am at Huntingdon Youth Centre, Sallowbush Road, PE29 7AF. You can turn up on the day. Contact Emma Britton on 07798 633303 Email SOC.huntingdon@hotmail.com

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