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Family Fund

 

Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK’s largest grant giving charity for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. We can help with a wide range of grants including family breaks, computers, tablets, furniture, bedding, outdoor play equipment, kitchen appliances and clothing. 

 4 Alpha Court, YO32 9WN
 (01904) 550055  info@familyfund.org.uk

 


 

Wraparound

Wraparound offers a whole system, whole family support agency all about improving outcomes for children and young people with Special Needs. Support for parents and young people with Education Health Care Plans (EHCPS), meetings with professionals, transferring between schools or colleges, reports, health and social care. 

 Oakland House, Talbot Road, M16 0PQ
 (01618) 726879  hello@wraparoundpartnership.org

 


 

Royal School for the Blind

We are a non-maintained special school for Multi-Disabled Visually Impaired pupils aged 3-19. We offer day and residential places. Capacity - 66 in school with residential provision for up to 20 pupils We offer day places, weekly boarders , respite places and an after school club for our pupils 

 Royal School for the Blind, L15 6TQ
 (01517) 331012  susie.bradley@rsblind.co.uk

 


 

Bolton Society for Bling People

We offer support to people with a visual impairment and their families and carers. We aim to reduce isolation by offering a Befriending Service, various social groups, trips and a sign posting service. If you are visually impaired or know someone that is, we can offer assistance in some way with our friendly staff and volunteers. 

 The Sensory Centre, BL1 4AL
 01204 337896  justine.watson@bsbp.org.uk

 


 

(SNUFS) Special Needs Under Fives Support

 

SNUFS

SNUFS is a Local Voluntary Organisation which supports pre school children, aged between two and five years who have additional support needs. Our Volunteers support on a 1-1 basis in mainstream childcare settings across the Borough. Children are referred to the organisation if it is felt that extra support would help them tointegrate fully and benefit from all the experiences offered within their local pre-school setting. 

 Castle Hill Centre, BL2 2JW
 01204 338211  lynn@specialneedsu5.co.uk

 


 

SOS! SEN

 

SOS!SEN

SOS!SEN offers friendly, independent and confidential advice for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN) through our free helpline and walk in advice centres. We offer workshops and document check services.What we do: 4 walk-in advice centres Free helpline Workshops on SEN topics to empower parents Document check and 1:1 advice Website with information sheetsOur users say:"Thank you for always being at the end of the phone to help. Your advice 

 Fontenay, KT8 9BE
 020 8941 1546

 


 

 

Afasic - Unlocking Speech & Language

Afasic - Unlocking Speech and Language

Around 6% of children starting school havespeech, language and communication needs(SLCN)– that’s an average of 2 in every classroom.Afasic is the UK charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication difficulties, working for their inclusion in society and supporting their parents and carers.Our Advice and Information Services provide support to thousands of people every year, including Helpline and email support, free to download factsheets 

 Afasic, EC1R 0BD
 0300 666 9410  info@afasic.org.uk

 


 

HSR PsychologyHSR Pyschology

We believe children and young people should be happy, safe and ready. We provide immediate access to clinical, educational and child psychology services to parents, carers, education and community settings. We listen and value the views of children, young people, parents and carers whilst following a cycle of assess, plan, do and review. We keep the child or young person's needs at the centre of decisions made. We are flexible to needs and offer services Monday to Saturday all year round 

 3-5 Saint John Street, M3 4DN
 (01618) 209229  sarah@hsrpsychology.co.uk

 


 

 

Bolton Wanderers Community TrustBolton Wanderers Community Trust

As Bolton Wanderers Community Trust we are committed to working at the heart of the community with the community at its heart. Through the use of sport we are dedicated to providing quality experiences for the wider community of Bolton in order to assist in narrowing the gap of disadvantage. We are committed to act as positive role models to inspire, enhance and change lives and to achieve this in partnership with others. We commit to create a sustainable charity, with a cohesive approach and 

 Macron Stadium, BL6 6JW
 (01204) 673790  RSlater@bwct.org.uk

 


 

 

Lever Park Learning Trust

We support young people with an EHCP (previously a statement of special educational need for their social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, SEBD). We work primarily with the pupils of Lever Park Special School, their families and carers where we provide a breakfast club, access to the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, Bowens relaxation therapy, mentoring, and some specialist equipment. We also design and deliver specific projects to address issues of self esteem, health and wellbeing, teen 

 Stocks Park Drive, Horwich, BL6 6DE
 01204 332666  darbyshirec@leverpark.bolton.sch.uk

 


 

Dyspraxia FoundationThe Dyspraxia Foundation

The Dyspraxia Foundation is a national, registered charity with its administrative and fundraising centre in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Founded in 1987, it is financed entirely by membership subscriptions and private donations. The Foundation acts as a resource and information centre for those wishing to learn more about dyspraxia, its diagnosis and treatment. The Foundation operates a telephone help line, publishes information on dyspraxia, maintains a website with useful information, organises 

 8 West Alley, SG5 1EG
 (01462) 455016  dyspraxia@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

 


 

Dyslexia ActionDyslexia Action

On Thursday 13 April 2017 Matthew Haw and Karen Spears of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP were appointed as administrators of Dyslexia Institute Limited t/a Dyslexia Action. Please contact RSM with any queries regarding assessments booked with Dyslexia Action prior to this date. Dyslexia Action Training, Shop and Guild will continue to operate as normal. Please note: Dyslexia Action will no longer be providing assessment services. If you are seeking an assessment for you or for your child, you 

 27 Silverwell Street, BL1 1PP
 (03003) 038357  bolton@dyslexiaaction.org.uk

 


 

 

IPSEAIPSEA

Helplines Monday to Friday - times on website Free independent legally based advice to parents of children with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). IPSEA operates: Website: Visit our website for model letters, SEN updates, support sheets and more Mailing list: Join our mailing list; become part of IPSEA’s family and keep up-to-date with news and information relevant to SEND Advice Line: Covered by fully trained volunteers providing legally based advice on a 

 (01799) 582030  kupton@ipsea.net

 


 

 

My Life Community Interest Company

My Life CiC is a not-for-profit organisation which offers opportunities for people who need support because of age, illness or disability to connect together. We offer meaningful day time opportunities at Thompson House Equestrian Centre including SEND programmes for young people aged 16 - 25 years, drama clubs, Duke of Edinburgh award scheme and holiday clubs.If you are aged 16 - 25 with special educational needs and/or disabilities and leaving school or college, My Life is pleased to be 

 Thompson House Equestrian Centre, WN6 0PP
 01257 472900  info@my-life.org.uk

 


 

Crossroads4kidsCrossroads4Kids

Crossroads4Kids is part of Crossroads Together, which has been providing carerbreaks in Greater Manchester for over 30 years. Crossroads4Kids, is a childrens service that provides tailor made breaks to children of all ages andrange of health and medical disabilities, conditions and illnesses across Greater Manchester. Our integrated activities help to support the development of social and emotional skills and well being, either in a one to one or group setting. Through direct payments and other 

 Thicketford Centre, BL2 2LW
 (01204) 365025  bolton@crossroadstogether.org.uk

 


 

Penderels TrustPenderels Trust

Penderels Trust is an established provider of Direct Payments and Personal Budget advice with over 20 years experience of working with people with disabilities to enable them to live independently and be active in their local community. The Trust is a not-for-profit organisation. The Trust provides support services locally and supports all disability groups including: physical impairments and/or sensory impairments, learning disabilities, disabled parents in a parenting role, older people, 

 Penderels Trust, M6 6FP
 0161 743 3592  salford@penderelstrust.org.uk

 


 

Henshaws Society for Blind PeopleHenshaws Society for Blind People

Henshaws is a charity that helps people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to achieve their ambitions and go beyond expectations. We believe that, wherever they are, everyone has the right to an independent and fulfilling life. Our support, advice and training enables people and their families build skills, develop confidence, help each other and look forward to a more positive future. Community Services Henshaws Community Services enable people of all ages living with 

 88-92 Talbot Road, M16 0GS
 (01618) 721234  fiona.mcmullen@henshaws.org.uk

 


 

Autism Support UK

Autism Support UK 

Founded and headed by Bolton Autism Mum Linzi Tropea Autism Support UK is a Bolton provider of child centred bespoke parent & child training for children on the autism pathway or diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Condition. Its aim is to help children learn communication, social & play skills in fun-filled sessions at affordable rates while giving parents valuable training & strategies. Children are assessed at the start & learning goals are set. Data is taken and progress is 

 Essa Academy, Lever Edge Lane, BL3 3HH
 (07841) 144267  help@as-uk.org

 

 


 

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