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Sheffield Autistic Society

This is a local parent led support group for parents and carers of children, young people and adults with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. We also welcome all adults who have an ASC.

The Society is inclusive and aims to support any individual, of any age, who may be on the Autistic Spectrum and work towards getting the best support and services in place to help and assist individuals of all ages who are affected by ASCs. 

We became a registered charity in 1993 - we are a small local charity dependent on donations to run the activities and events we offer. All organisers are volunteers.

Support groups meet monthly at Sheffield Carers Centre (3rd Wed 1230-230) for everyone ; and monthly at Hallam Uni Autism Centre (last Thurs 7-9pm) for the Adult Asperger Group ; and the group organises events, outings and a summer playscheme for children with autism aged 8-16 years old.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jayne Dore
Contact Position
Phone contact Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (answerphone available outside these times)
01246 238768
Sheffield Autistic Society

Where to go

Sheffield Carers Centre
Concept House
5 Young St
S1 4LA

This is the venue for our daytime monthly support group meetings only. Sheffield Carers Centre kindly provide us with a room for our support group meetings. We hold meetings here each month - on the 3rd Wednesday - between 1230-230pm. We are not here at any other time and it is not a postal address for Sheffield Autistic Society. If you want to contact us by post please write to the Chair Phil Cooney at 126 Sandygate Rd Sheffield S10 5SB.

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Support group every 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time of day
Session Information
Between 12:30 and 2:30pm

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities

Other Details

Referral required
  • Drop-in Facilities
  • Days out/visits
  • Catering facilities

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