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Support Groups and Services

Welcome to the Support Groups and Services section of The Bury Directory

In this section you will find lots of helpful information and advice from various organisations including:

SOS! SEN a helpline and walk in centre, who offer friendly, independent and confidential advice on Special Educational Needs.  First Point Family Support and Bury2Gether who work with families that have children with additional needs/disabilities.  They provide an independent service and support to parents about the process of identifying, assessing and supporting children with special needs.

The Contact a Family website who provide advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children – no matter what their disability or health condition. The Carers Trust 4 all service primarily supports the unpaid carer looking after a relative with an illness or disability including parent carers, working carers and young carers.

For respite care there are various options including Cambeck Close –Children and Adult Short Break Service for children and adults with severe learning disabilities, who have complex health care and/or behavioural needs.  There is also Fairfield Residential a fully residential, shared care and respite care for children and adults with autism, learning difficulties and complex needs.