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Useful Contacts for Parents of Children with SEND

Richmond Local Offer:  https://www.afcinfo.org.uk/local_offer 


Achieving for Children (AfC) – Richmond and Kingston children’s services Richmond Council on 020 8891 1411; Kingston Council on 020 8547 5000; Windsor and Maidenhead Council on 01628 683800


Me Too & Co is a parent-led charity which helps children and young people with additional needs, and their families, in Richmond and surrounding areas. Play areas in a friendly and welcoming environment; provide information and emotional support for their families and carers. Free legal service. Tel: 07946 646033 Email: info@metooandco.org.uk Crossway Centre. 306, Richmond Road, East Twickenham TW1 2PD


National Autistic Society (NAS) Richmond Branch A friendly parent-led group aiming to support families in the borough living with autism spectrum disorders. Tel: 07810 505982 Email: richmond@nas.org.uk


Richmond Aid (RAID) Disability, Action and Advice Centre (DAAC). Free service. 4, Waldegrave Road, Teddington. TW11 8HT Reception: 020 8831 6080 Advice Line: 020 8831 6070 Advice, support and information on disability & benefits. Email: advice@richmondaid.org.uk General enquiries email: info@richmondaid.org.uk


RUILS (Richmond Users Independent Living Scheme) Family Matters Service is offered to the parents of children and/or young people who have additional needs living in Richmond. A support worker aims to help by listening to parents’ worries and experiences in a non-judgmental way. Also offers a befriending service; information on activities and services. Tel: 07963 633 326


SEN Advocacy: free legal advice on SEN and educational matters. MeToo&Co offers a SEN Advocacy Clinic which takes place most Fridays from 9.30am to 2.30pm. Appointments can be booked via email to helen@advocacyandmediation.co.uk or by calling 07702 189889


KIDS SENDIASS: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service or SENDIASS is a free, confidential and impartial service for parents and carers, children and young people (up to 25 years). KIDS London: 7-9 Elliott's Place, London N1 8HX (Registered Office) Telephone: 0207 359 3635


SEND Family Voices (SFV) are a mix of individual parents, plus leads from disability specific support groups and specialist schools; they all offer their time on a voluntary basis and take responsibility for representing the views in Richmond & Kingston of a wider group of parents. Tel: 07469 746145 Email: SENDfamilyvoices@outlook.com


Single Point of Access (SPA) is your first port of call to all Children’s Services in Richmond & Kingston including enquiries about CAMHS Tel: 020 8547 5008 Out of hours Tel: 020 8770 5000

Stanley Primary School, Strathmore Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 8UH

Tel: 020 8977 4858