Parent Support

ADHD


Benefit help


Triple P Parenting


PRE-SCHOOL PLAYGROUPS:

Acorns Pre-School
Acorns Pre-School, The Scouts Hall, Waterson Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex, RM16 4JA
New number: 07939 384973
Email: acornspreschool2011@live.co.uk

Busy Bumbles
Manor School, Dickens Avenue, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8JJ
Tel: 01375 856081
Email: lbarton@thurrock.gov.uk

Chadwell St Mary Day Nursery
The Old School House Chadwell St Mary Primary School, 8 River View, Chadwell St Mary Grays, Essex, RM16
4DH
Tel: 01375 843601
Email: chadwellstmarydaynursery@yahoo.co.uk

Cherubs Firststeps
Cherubs Firststeps Nursery Youth Hall, Waterson Road, Chadwell St Mary Grays, Essex, RM16 4NX
Tel: 01375 855134
Email: info@cherubsfirststeps.co.uk

Little Pirates Neighbourhood Nursery
Little Pirates Northview Avenue , Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7RT
Tel: 01375 851367 Fax: 01375 851367
Email: lphilip@thurrock.gov.uk

Pier Lodge Day Nursery
Pier Lodge, Argent Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6JE
Tel: 01375 393055

SEEC Pre-School
South Essex College, Woodview, Grays, Essex, RM16 2YR
Tel: 01375 362610


DAY NURSERIES:

Chadwell St Mary Day Nursery

The Old School House Chadwell St Mary Primary School 8 River View, Chadwell St Mary Grays, Essex, RM16 4DH
Tel: 01375 843 601
Email: chadwellstmarydaynursery@yahoo.co.uk

Cherubs Firststeps
Cherubs Firststeps Nursery Youth Hall, Waterson Road, Chadwell St Mary Grays, Essex, RM16 4NX
Tel: 01375 855134
Email: info@cherubsfirststeps.co.uk

Little Pirates Neighbourhood Nursery
Little Pirates Northview Avenue, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7RT
Tel: 01375 851367
Email: lphilip@thurrock.gov.uk

Neptune Nursery
Sure Start Childrens Centre London Road , Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8EY
Tel: 01375 852986
Email: surestarttilbury@btconnect.com


HOLIDAY SCHEMES:

Little Pirates Neighbourhood Nursery
Little Pirates Northview Avenue, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7RT
Tel: 01375 851367
Email: lphilip@thurrock.gov.uk


PARENT SUPPORT SCHEMES:

Thurrock Community Mothers

23-25 Calcutta Road, Tilbury, Essex RM18 7QT.  Telephone:  01375 858512.
Email communitymothers@btconnect.com
 
Tilbury Children’s Centre
London Road
Tilbury
Essex
RM18 8EY
(01375) 858243

Chadwell Children’s Centre
Claudian Way
Chadwell St. Mary
Essex
RM16 4QZ
(01375) 842276


FAMILY & COMMUNITY SPECIALIST SUPPORT

EDUCATION:

ACE (Advisory Centre for Education)
Information, advice and guidance to parents of school age children who want educational advice.
ACE, Unit 1c, Aberdeen Studios, 22 Highbury Grove, London, N5 2DQ
Tel: 020 7354 8318
Website: www.ace-ed.org.uk

The Thurrock Family Information Service (FIS)
Signposting service to all support services
Tel: 01375 65289
Website: www.askthurrock.org.uk

Bullying Online
Tel: 0808 800 2222
Website: www.bullying.co.uk

The Department for Education
Website: www.education.gov.uk

Direct Government
On-line list of public services
Website: www.direct.gov.uk

OFSTED
Website: www.ofsted.gov.uk

Thurrock Parent / School Partnership
Culver Centre, Daiglen Drive, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5RR
Tel: 01708 859692
Web: www.thurrockparents.org.uk
Email: parent.partnership@thurrock.gov.uk


SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS SUPPORT:

ADDISS (The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service)
Information, training and support for those affected by ADHD.
Tel: 020 8952 2800
Email: info@addiss.co.uk
Website: www.addiss.co.uk

AFASIC
Charity representing children and young adults with communication impairments
Helpline: 0845 355 5577
Email: info@afasic.org.uk
Website: www.afasic.org.uk

The Thurrock Family Information Service (FIS)
Signposting service to all support services
Tel: 01375 65289
Website: www.askthurrock.org.uk

SAFE (Supporting Asperger Families in Essex)
Support Group Tel: 01206 240931
Email: helpline@safeessex.org.uk
Website: www.safe-online.org.uk

The National Autistic Society (NAS)
Information and support for those affected with autistic spectrum disorders, including Aspergers Syndrome.
The National Autistic Society, 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG
Head Office Tel: 0207 833 2299
Email: nas@nas.org.uk
Website: www.nas.org.uk

BATIAS Independent Advocacy Service
Offers services for people with learning disabilities.
Chief Executive: Carole Houghton
The Beehive Resource Centre, West Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6XP
Tel: 01375 389869
Email: batias@batias.demon.co.uk
Website: www.batias.com

BILD (British Institute of Learning Disabilities)
BILD, Campion House, Green Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 IJL
Tel: 01562 723010
Email: enquiries@bild.org.uk
Website: www.bild.org.uk

Direct Government
On-line list of public services
Website: www.direct.gov.uk

Down Syndrome Association
Tel: 0845 230 0372
Website: www.down-syndrome.org.uk

British Dyslexics Association
Tel: 01244 822884
Website: www.britishdyslexics.co.uk

The Dyspraxia Foundation
The Dyspraxia Foundation, 8 West Alley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1EG
Helpline: 01462 454986
Tel: 01462 455016
Website: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

MENCAP
Organisation offering support to families affected by learning disabilities.
Helpline: 0808 808 111
Website: www.mencap.org.uk

SNAC (Special Needs Activity Club)
The Beehive, West Street, Grays, Essex, RM17 6XP
Tel: 01375 389867
Email: snac2007@googlemail.com
Website: www.snac.btik.com

The Thurrock Family Information Service (FIS)
Signposting service to all support services
Tel: 01375 65289
Website: www.askthurrock.org.uk

Tourette Action
Tel: 0300 777 8427
Website: www.tourettes-action.org.uk


SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE:

Chadwell Children’s Centre
Claudia Way, Chadwell St Mary, Essex, RM16 4QZ
Tel: 01375 842276

Childline
24 hour Freephone 0800 1111
Website: www.childline.org.uk

Connexions
Connexions offers free information, advice and guidance for all 13 – 19 year olds.
24-28 Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5EB
Tel: 01375 413735
Email: Thurrock@estconnexions.co.uk

The National Association for Gifted Children
Suite 1.2, Challenge House, Sherwood Drive,
Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6DP
Tel: 01908 646433
Email: amazingchildren@nagcbritain.org.uk
Website: www.nagcbritain.org.uk

Kidscape
Charity committed to keeping children safe from harm or abuse
Kidscape, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W ODH
Helpline: 0845 120 5204
Tel: 020 7730 3300
Website: www.kidscape.org.uk

Open Door Youth Information
24-28 Orsett Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5EB
Tel: 01375 396038

The Thurrock Family Information Service (FIS)
Signposting service to all support services
Tel: 01375 65289
Website: www.askthurrock.org.uk

Tilbury Children’s Centre
London Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8EY
Tel: 01375 858243

Winston’s Wish
A charity that supports bereaved young people following the death of a parent or sibling.
Winston’s Wish, The Clara Burgess Centre, Glos Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester,
GL1 3NN
Tel: 01245 515157
Family Line Tel: 0845 203 0405 (Available Monday-Friday 9.30am – 5.00pm)
Email: info@winstonswish.org.uk
Website: www.winstonswish.org.uk