Autism support

Autism Support Local Services

Volunteer members of the Southwark Branch of the National Autistic Society (NAS) run friendly drop-in support groups for parents/carers of children/young people on the autistic spectrum:

Dates and times of sessions are as follows:

  • At Alfred Salter Primary School, Quebec Way, Rotherhithe, SE16 7LP Last Friday of the month, 10am-12pm
  • At The Crooked Well pub (upstairs), 16 Grove Lane, SE5 8SY Every 2nd Monday evening of the month, 7.30-9.30pm

If you would like to receive information about dates and times of NAS Southwark meetings or join their mailing list to receive news of events and services, please email, or tel: 020 3049 8013. You can also find them on Facebook:

Resources for Autism provide practical services for children and adults with an autistic spectrum condition and for their families and carers.

They also run local holiday and other respite play schemes for children and young people with autism. To find out more, contact or tel: 020 8458 3259 or go to their website:

Cygnet is a parenting support programme for parents and carers of children with Autistic Spectrum Condition aged 11-14 years. Offering practical strategies to implement at home and an opportunity to meet others in a similar position and hear about their experiences. Held at Sunshine House.

For more information or to book a place, please contact Southwark Parent Partnership on 020 7525 5256 or email:

This listing is not meant to be comprehensive and although we update it regularly, some of the information may not be correct. Please email us to advise of any changes or of any new Clubs or Activities you’d like to include in this section:

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