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Furness Support Groups

Welcome to the Furness Branch of the National Autistic Society

Until everyone understands.

Supporting the families of children and young people with autism and Asperger Syndrome.

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Autism Family Support Workers are available in Furness & South Lakes. Family Support Workers will work with families of children under the age of 18 who have a diagnosis of autism and the aims of the service are: to support families to get the best out of existing services and identify gaps in provision to inform future service developments and to provide support, information and advice relating to: understanding autism, support groups and drop-ins, childcare and short break options, play and leisure services and activities, benefits and access to financial support, sibling support, Advocacy and support in meetings.

Furness/Millom - Nicola Brockbank: Tel 07909 231 866 or email

South Lakes/Ulverston - Shirley Gilpin: Tel 07795 346 632 or email

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jackie Bell
07825 995 173

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood(16+)
Secondary (11-15 years)
Primary (5-10 years)
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type
Last updated: 10/04/2019
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