Our Services Society Events Coffee Morning Our coffee mornings are held once a month and is for any parent/carer of a child with autism or special needs. The session gives families an opportunity to meet new friends and get support from others who have maybe faced the same challenges. If you have not accessed our services before we can arrange for you to have a tour of the site, find out more about our services and how we can support you and your family. At the North East Centre for Autism site we have; children's short breaks, family support, children's residential care, Aycliffe School and Thornbeck College. All parents/carers and family members are welcome to attend. If you would like to come along to our parents coffee morning please contact: Theresa Arrowsmith on 01325 328 092 or email for more information.