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Contact, The Charity For Families With Disabled Children


Service Description

Contact is the charity for families with disabled children. We understand that life with a disabled child brings unique challenges, and we exist to help families feel valued, supported, confident and informed. We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together in local groups and online, to support each other by sharing experiences and advice. And we help families to campaign, volunteer, fundraise and shape local services to improve life for themselves and others.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Contact’s Freephone helpline advisers can help you with any question you have about life with a disabled child – from getting a diagnosis for you child, the services and benefits you might be entitled to, to childcare options in the early years and support when your child is at school or college. We can also put you in touch with support groups in your area.

Call our free helpline on 0808 808 3555 or email your query [email protected]. We’re open 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday and have access to interpreters. Visit for more information.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 25



Questions & Answers

Are The Premises Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have A Waiting List?
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers

Further Information

Provider Type
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Visual Impairment Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Social, Emotional, Behaviour Difficulty (SEBD) Complex Needs Dyslexia Specific Learning Difficulty Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Tourette's Long Term Medical Conditions Specific Learning Difficulties Epilepsy Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Physical Disability Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD)
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral)