Support for parents, carers and siblings


Even the most capable parents and carers know that the best outcomes for their children or young people are achieved when families, agencies and the community work together.

Are you looking for support to help you and your child? Would you like to meet other parents in your situation?

Come along and meet other parents, share experiences, get advice, share tried & tested strategies as well as provide mutual support.

If this is you......Then come along to one of our support groups

Coffee, cake and conversation and a support group for all members. Children are also welcome.

92 Leyton Green Road E10 6DA

10.30AM - 12.30PM

30th April
15th June
13th July

Refreshments and cake will be provided

Autism Support Group (children welcome)

10.30AM - 12.30PM

92 Leyton Green Road, Leyton, E10 6DA

21st May
3rd July

Refreshments and cake will be provided

Dads Group

A group for dads, grandparents and other male members of the family (adults only). Runs twice a term and includes talks from guest speakers

Tradycyjna, 154 High Street, Walthamstow, E17 7JS 

6PM - 8PM

Refreshments will be provided

Find out more about Waltham Forest Parent Forum

Cerebra Click to get info

Founded in 2001, Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with brain-related neurological conditions, through research, education and direct, ongoing support.

Click here to find out more about Cerebra

Contact for families of disabled children is the only UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to parents of all disabled children - no matter what their health condition. We enable parents to get in contact with other families through a family linking service, both on a local and national basis.

Click here to find out more about Contact for Families of disabled children

Sibs is the only UK charity representing the needs of siblings of disabled people. Siblings have a lifelong need for information, they often experience social and emotional isolation, and have to cope with difficult situations.  They also want to have positive relationships with their disabled brothers and sisters and to be able to choose the role they play in future care. 

Click here to find out more about Sibs

Carers First Click to get info

Carers First provide carers support services across Waltham Forest aimed at those who provide unpaid care for a relative or friend.

Support includes the opportunity to speak with a member of the team for one to one support, attend one of our social support groups, receive support with accessing benefits, information, advice, guidance, emotional and practical support to help you with your caring role.

Click here to find out more about Waltham Forest Carers Association

Whitefield Outreach Service are a team consisting of teachers of the deaf, SEN outreach teachers and a technician (Hearing Impairment), who offer advice, support and training within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. 

Click here to find out more about Whitefield Outreach Service