Autism Family Support Service

Support for families, young people and children who have social and/or communication difficulties

Our Family Support Worker for children and young people with social and communication needs provides advice, guidance and signposting to local and national services for parents and carers who have concerns about their children’s social and communication needs, awaiting assessment or post-diagnosis of assessment.  Our Family Support Worker is available to attend diagnostic assessments with parents and offer a follow up meeting within two weeks of the diagnostic meeting.

Our partner organisation, CASPA delivers quarterly workshops for parents and carers which are user-led, focus on the needs of families and include a wide range of autism-specific topics. The workshops offer peer support and signposting. In addition, Bromley Mencap provides a monthly themed drop-in for families.

The service is funded by the London Borough of Bromley and South East London Clinical Commissioning Group.

Home and school visits are being carried out on a case by case basis.  We will make telephone contact for your initial assessment.

  • Increase in frequency of the newsletter from fortnightly to weekly which includes resources for activities and ideas/suggestions for children
  • Additional e-resources are being circulated to families on the database

We have produced an Information Pack for Families in Bromley with children and young people with social and communication difficulties and/or autism.

Bromley Council has produced a Do you Know Guidefor families with children and teenagers who have social and communication difficulties including Autism in Bromley.

 

Get in Touch

For more information, please contact us on 020 8466 0790 or email autismfamilysupport@bromleymencap.org

Need to know

Who can apply?

Families with young people and children who have social and/or communication difficulties. No diagnosis is required to access the Family Support Service.

Duration and Days

Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Location

Rutland House, 44 Masons Hill, Bromley, BR2 9JG and community settings across the London Borough of Bromley.

Cost

Free

Next Steps

For more information, please contact us on 020 8466 0790 or email autismfamilysupport@bromleymencap.org