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Local Support

  • Ohana Parent Support Group


Parent support group based in Ripon for families coping with the unique challenge that is involved in raising a child with special educational needs or a disability

  • Neurodiverse Community Catterick

About us (neurodiverse-community.co.uk)

NeuroDiverse Community Catterick was founded in 2019 by Lesley Collier after noticing a gap in the neurodivergent support ‘market’. Because of our high quality service provision we receive referrals from both GPs and social prescribers. Our members are from different background except for one – being neurodiverse.

  • Harrogate & District NAS Branch


The branch offers support to families in Harrogate, Richmondshire and Craven who have an autistic member

  • POSCH (Parents & Carers of Special Children) supporting families of children with additional and special needs


We are a small charity supporting parents and families of children with additional and special needs who live in the Hambleton, Richmondshire and surrounding areas

  • Daisy Chain Project


A programme co-designed to provide high-quality and accessible autism information, education and coaching for families, and carers, and co-delivered by autistic people, families and carers

  • Time Together


A local charity supporting disabled and autistic people to live life well

  • Autism Angels


At Autism Angels we strive to balance the needs of the child with those of their siblings and you as their parents. We understand that your role as a parent can be challenging and sometimes you can feel lost, worn down and exhausted. Our aim is that we can provide you with a place where you feel welcomed, accepted and find the support and guidance that you need. We hope that you leave feeling refreshed and with the tools you need to support yourself and your family.

  • SENDIASS North Yorkshire


SENDIASS North Yorkshire is a service for parents and carers of young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and /or disabilities (SEND) as well as young people themselves. It is impartial, which means it is not bias and gives confidential information, advice and support that is arms length to the Local Authority.

  • Kids Inclusive Social Saturday


Every Saturday during term time. Activities for children of all abilities 5 – 18 years. Specialist staff can support children with disabilities and health care issues.

  • North Yorkshire Sport

Welcome to North Yorkshire Sport – North Yorkshire Sport

Free activities for children and young people this summer holiday

  • Geek Retreat Harrogate


We are on a mission to share our love for all things geeky – from games and superhero movies to anime and sci-fi. Geek Retreat is the friendliest place to meet, eat, trade and game.

  • SEND parent carer support groups

SEND parent carer support groups | North Yorkshire Council

Parent carer forums, support and advocacy groups across North Yorkshire

  • Richmondshire SEND Parents Support Group

SEND Parent Support Group Richmondshire | Facebook

Supporting parents and carers of children with SEND in the Richmond and Catterick area

  • Carers Plus Yorkshire (Hambleton & Richmondshire)

Welcome to Carers Plus Yorkshire

We support unpaid family carers from the age of 8 upwards to enable them to be heard, enhance their resilience, improve their wellbeing & make positive changes in their day-to-day lives. We provide both 1:1 and group support and offer independent, high quality, information advice & support through a range of services relevant to our local communities.

  • Carers’ Resource (Harrogate)

Local services and support – Carers’ Resource (carersresource.org)

When your child has additional needs, life can be incredibly demanding. While first and foremost you may see yourself as a parent, you are also a carer and that means there is support available and we are here to help you.