Family Development Family Development Our Services Family Resources Meet the team Policies & Publications Our Services Family Groups Toddler Groups This is a FREE service for parents/carers of pre school children with special needs. These groups are intended to bring support advice and information on other services available at a time of great need. Trained autism practitioners will deliver sessions that aim to: provide a safe place where parents can spend time with other parents who are in similar situation. provide information, advice and signposting in relation to parents and their child’s needs. provide a space where children are able to have fun, engaging in activities which are meaningful and positive. Newton Aycliffe Group The group meet every Tuesday, from 10.00 – 12.00 and Thursday, from 11.30 - 1.00pm Neville community centre, Nevilles Parade, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 5DH For more details please contact: Theresa Arrowsmith on 01325 328 092 or email Stanley Group The group meet every Friday, from 1.00 - 2.30pm Stanley, Clifford Rd, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0AB Sunderland Group The group meet every Thursday, from 9.30 - 11.00am Rainbow Family Centre, 34 Elliott Terrace, Washington, NE37 3AE Stockton Groups We currently have three groups in the Stockton area: Thornaby The group meet every Tuesday, from 10.00-11.30am Early support nursery Tedder Ave, Thornaby, TS179JP Billingham The group meet every Tuesday, from 1.00-2.30pm Billingham Family Hub, Ochil Terrace Stockton TS232QL Central Stockton The group meet every Wednesday, from 1.00-2.30pm Family hub, Yarm Road, TS18-3PJ North Tyneside Groups Shiremoor The group meet every Friday, from 10.00-11.30am 9 Bridge Terrace, NE27 0TA Meadowell The group meet every Friday, from 1.00-2.30pm Minton Lane, North Shields, NE29 6PQ For more details please contact: Kerrie Highcock, Family Development Manager By telephone: 0191 410 9974 OR email. Our toddler groups are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to our mailing list to be notified when they restart. Stay in the loop.