Autism Together Children and Family Service | About us
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About us

We are a specific branch of Autism Together whose work focuses on providing autism-specific services for children, young people and their families.

Our service is for families who have a child or young person 0-18 with a diagnosis of autism, who are undergoing a diagnosis of autism or who have social and communication difficulties as their primary need.

If you see something you like please contact us on 0151 666 9960 and / or join our Facebook page Children and Family Autism Together.

 

General office opening times:
9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

Activities are available in the evening and during weekends.

We offer a range of services including:

  • Short break activity clubs for young people aged 8-18 years old
  • Short break friendship group for young people aged 14-18 years old
  • The development of a direct payment 1:1 service. (If you are interested please call for more details.)
  • Rainbow group, a stay and play group for parents and their children up to the age of 8 years
  • Sibling 1:1 sessions for 6-18 year olds
  • A sibling group for 8-13 year olds (fortnightly)
  • A social and communication group for 8-13 year olds (fortnightly)
  • A parenting course for parents whose child has a diagnosis of autism
  • Workshops are also available.

For further information about any of our children and family services please contact:

enquiries@autismtogether.co.uk

Tel: 0151 666 9960

The Children and Family Department is based at:

Oak House
6 Tebay Road,
Bromborough,
Wirral,
CH62 3PA

Domiciliary Care & Direct Payment Service

The direct payment service is currently under review and redesign with a limited service and a small team.
If you wish to find out more please call 0151 666 9960.

The Children & Family Service at Autism Together provide a support service for young people with autism or social and communication difficulties who live in their family home.

 

The service is available for individuals aged up to 18 years old and potentially up to the age of 25 for young people with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) in place.

 

The service is usually accessed via self-referral for families who are in receipt of direct payments which are funded through the local authority.

Domiciliary Care Statement of Purpose
Statement of Purpose for Children and Family Service

Support is provided in the child’s own home and there are opportunities to access a wide range of community activities and services according to the young person and family’s wishes, needs and preferences.

 

Any additional cost such as activities, food and transport would need to be covered in addition to the standard fee.

 

The Direct Payment service offers:

 

  • Daytime and evening support;
  • Weekday and weekend sessions;
  • Medium to long-term support;
  • A designated member of staff;
  • Personalised ongoing support for the child/young person; and
  • An agreement to provide a set number of sessions per year in line with the direct payment budget and family’s wishes.
  • Wirral-based service but can provide in other area’s within reasonable distance.

For further information please contact:

Oak House,
Unit C,
6 Tebay Road,
Bromborough
CH62 3PH

Tel: (0151) 666 9960

Where

We currently provide services in Wirral and are able to provide services in other areas within reasonable travelling distance.

Our locality office is at Oak House in Bromborough.

Age range

0-18 (upto 25)

Cost

(Cost of service is currently under review)

Support Staff

Sarah Rixon, Debbie Stoneham, Craig Costello