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All PACT Community - Support and Information.


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Other contacts to support.

All links in blue will take you to the website described.

To learn about Autism. This website is aimed at young people but has clear information accessible for young people and adults.

Autism understood

National Autistic Society   

Urgent support


Crisis support for send families in Essex

This opens in a webpage providing numbers and contacts to relevant services including CAMHS and social care.

For adults

In case of health (physical or mental health) concerns please contact your GP, NHS 111 or if emergency 999

Adult Social care:

Telephone: 0345 603 7630
Textphone: 0345 758 5592

 (Monday to Thursday, 8:45am to 5pm Friday, 8:45am to 4:30pm)

Out of hours telephone: 0345 606 1212


Information, helplines and support


For families and young people


Contact : Are a national organisation that provide a wide skill set and range of information, they have a chatbot on their website , a helpline and listening ear service , workshops and information around rights, benefits, and much more . 0-25

Freephone: 0808 808 3555 (Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5pm). 



Support and information around education and Social care  

helpline: 01245 204338.


Families Infocus  - Benefits and education advice/ support
01245 353575

Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm with a 24 hour answerphone


Supporting your Neurodiverse children – booklet Written by parents for parents and carers

West Essex Autism assessment  

JADES assessment pathway

Community 360 family support service

Shortbreaks – activities

Essex Local offer : Local guide to all services for send families with children and young people under 25years. -

For Adults / individuals  

Local linked support or call 0333 013 0593

Linked support Facebook page , information sharing .

Diagnostic pathway and advocacy or call 01255 429778

Peabody Offer support for adults in applying for benefits  or housing concerns

Autistic Parents uk – peer support and information

Citizens advice

Adult Learning Disability team

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