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Contact a Family – Lambeth

Overview

Contact a Family is a national charity which provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability.

Information, support and advice

They offer information and advice to parent carers of disabled children from 6 to 19 years old and to professionals who work with them. They provide a drop-in and phone service with advice on benefits, grants and any other issues. They also support families to access children’s centres in their area which offer a range of services for under fives. These include family support services, childcare, health services and employment advice.

Support groups

There are opportunities to meet up with other parents in the borough for support and to share information.

Events.  They run a number of events including:

  • workshops on a variety of topics such as coping with a new diagnosis, stress management and toilet training
  • family events (subject to funding)

They produce a free newsletter and offer information on:

  • forthcoming local workshops
  • activities and family events
  • local, regional and national groups and support organisations
  • other information for families caring for a child with a special need.

Contact to arrange a time to discuss your family’s needs and identify the best ways of supporting you.

The national charity covers the UK so contact the Head Office if you are outside Lambeth.

Contact Details

Phone:
Free Helpline: 0808 808 3555. Lambeth office 020 7326 5270

Email:
lambeth.office@cafamily.org.uk For the helpline: helpline@cafamily.org.uk

Website:
http://www.cafamily.org.uk

Address:
Head Office: Contact a Family, 209 - 211 City Road, London, EC1V 1JN. Lambeth Office: Contact a Family Lambeth, 336 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 7AA.

Other Info

Opening times:
Office Mon - Fri 9.30am - 5pm. National Helpline Mon - Fri 9.30am - 5pm

Costs:

Disabled Access:

Directions:
Tube: Brixton. Buses: 2, 3, 35, 45, 109, 118, 133, 159 ,196 ,250, 322, 333, 345, P4, P5.

Other information:
Registered charity.

Last updated:
7th May 2019