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Special Needs Family Support
Our Services

SNFS works to support families overcome difficult periods in their lives with positive, emotional and practical advice through:

  • home visits
  • one-to-one meetings
  • support groups and drop-ins
  • direction to other agencies for legal and financial issues
  • arranging trained volunteers to work alongside our professional staff

We offer information on:

  • benefits
  • housing problems
  • health and education issues
  • advocacy
  • and completing the long Disability Living Allowance (DLA) forms.

Our free and confidential support is offered to parents/carers and their children in London.
This includes anyone who has the responsibility for the care of children, whether they are single, separated, divorced, bereaved or grandparents.

Our Special Needs Family Support workers occasionally arrange group activities involving parents alone as well as families. These are varied and depend on the needs and circumstances of those involved. They may include activities such as:

  • Lunch clubs, where health and nutritional ideas can be absorbed;
  • Parenting education work;

Advice on how to apply for families holidays at a highly subsidised rates is also at hand.

A free swap-shop with clothes and toys donated by Association supporters adds to the development of mutual development of mutual support among parents and families.


Finding Us

Special Needs Family Support
174 Southcroft Road
SW17 9TW