This is a FREE service for families looking for support, advice and information. 

Trained autism practitioners will deliver sessions that aim to:

  • Provide a safe place where families can talk openly and spend time with other families who may be in a similar situation. 
  • Provide information, advice and signposting in relation to families and their needs.

Groups run fortnightly in Durham and Gateshead area. 

Durham Group

  • The group meet every other Tuesday, from 10.00 - 11.30am
  • Tesco Superstore, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3TF
  • Please sign in at the customer service desk 

Gateshead Group

  • The group meet every other Thursday, from 6.00-7.00pm 
  • Heworth Grange High School,  High Lanes, Gateshead NE10 0PT

For more details please contact:

Kerrie Highcock on 0191 410 9974 or email