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National Autistic Society - Furness Support Group

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.

Autism Family Support Workers are available in Furness and 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
Last updated: 28/07/2022
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