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Respite Support For Families

Address details
Organisation Resources For Autism (West Midlands)
Address BAYC, 581 Pershore Road, Selly Oak
B29 7EL
Contact details
Phone 07817 736096
Accessibility details Contact 020 8458 3259

We offer both volunteer and paid specialist one to one support for anyone with a diagnosis of autism of any age. All staff and volunteers are autism trained. Provision is usually for 2 – 3 hours a week, every week for up to six months and volunteers and staff will aim to engage with the community, going on local outings where possible, developing social networks and creating a positive relationship. An initial home visit with a Reach Out Coordinator will assess how the service can be most useful. There is likely to be a waiting list to access this. The service is free for the volunteer befriending but if a higher level of support need is identified there will be a charge and this can either be met from private income or local authority personal budget allocations or a mix of these.

Service details
Categories Family support
Gender both
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