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partner organisations

PaCC works with seven partner organisations who provide services or support to parents of children with special needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove

Barnardos Link Plus

Brighton & Hove Link Plus is a Short Breaks Service that recruit, train and support foster carers to provide planned overnight and/or day care to disabled young people aged 0-18 years. The Service promotes good quality care and inclusive activities for young people, supporting families of disabled young people by enabling parents to take a regular break from their caring responsibilities.

Contact: Lisa Giles

Tel: 01273 295179
Email: brightonandhovelinkplus@barnardos.org.uk
Web: www.barnardos.org.uk/brightonandhovelink

Brighton Pebbles

A parent-run charity for families with disabled children aged 4-14 who live in Brighton and Hove.

Contact: Lisa

Tel: 07506 105265
Email: brightonpebbles@tiscali.co.uk
Web: www.brightonpebbles.org.uk

extratime

extratime provides high-quality, affordable out-of-school activities for children and young people aged 5-19 years with disabilities, in a safe, fun environment working closely with parents/carers, school staff and other professionals.

Contact: Becky Jenner

Tel: 01273 420580
Email: info@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Web: www.extratimebrighton.org.uk

Kaleidoscope

Parent-run group for parents and carers of children under five with physical disabilities.

Contact: Ruby

Tel: 07971 541001

mASCot

mASCot is for families who have children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition and enables families to connect and meet others in the same situation as themselves.  It is run by parents from Brighton and Hove who we all use the same schools and services.

Contact: Sam Bayley

Tel: 01273 414609
Email: info@asc-mascot.com
Web: http://www.asc-mascot.com

T21 Brighton

T21 Brighton & Hove is a new parent support group for children with Down Syndrome and their families. The group shares information and provides children’s activities

Contact: Pippa Hodge

Tel: 07930 418298

Email: pippa@pippahodge.com
Facebook: T21 Brighton & Hove

Sweetpeas

A parent and toddler group for children with special needs and their parent carers

Contact: Kerry

Tel: 07875 377961 or 01273 236366

Amaze Face 2 Face

Befriending service for parent of disabled children

Contact: Amanda Mortensen

Tel: 07436 810608

Email: AmandaM@amazebrighton.org.uk

Brighton and Hove CHSWG (Children’s hearing services working group)

This locally based multi-agency group, includes parent representatives, working together to maintain and improve services for deaf children and their families. They aim to look at current provision for deaf children in health, education and social care, and to develop the range of services used to make them more effective and family friendly. Currently represented in the group are:- parents, new-born screening services, audiology, paediatrician, health visitor, sensory needs team, speech and language therapy, National Deaf Children’s Society, family support worker, and the community audiology service.

Contact: Current Chair – Virginia Harvey, Specialist speech and language therapist (Deafness)
Email: Virginia.harvey@nhs.net

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