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Useful Contacts

Southwark Carers 020 7708 4497
Provides information and advice for carers and aims to raise awareness of the rights and needs of carers in Southwark.

Cerebral Palsy Helpline0808 800 3333

Southwark Parent Carers' Council 07508 124 789/07983 493 976/07903 890 477 Address: Southwark Parent Carers’ Council  - info@southwarkpcc.org.uk Tel: 0207 525 1106 or 07944 107019

Website: www.southwarkpcc.org.uk

Southwark Advocacy Provides independent advocacy and representation for children with severe learning disabilities and/or complex needs.

Contact: Vicky Cowin  (Thursday & Friday)  Address: Cambridge House, 131 Camberwell New Road, London, SE5 OHF  Tel: 020 7701 0743/020 7708 1408

Children with disabilities and complex needs social work team  This is a specialised team within social care which can become involved with families where there is a disabled child with a severe and permanent disability. The team is made up of Social Workers, Social Worker Assistants, a Communication Specialist, support staff and managers.

They provide advice, information and signposting, carry out assessments, plan services and provide social care support.

The disablities' team can work jointly with many of the other professionals in the building in a 'team around the child' approach.

Parents can refer themselves by telephone or letter.

Address: Sunshine House in the Southwark Children and Young People’s Development Centre, 27 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UH    Tel: 020 3049 8250

National Autistic Society - Website: www.autism.org.uk  Address: 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG   Tel: 020 7833 2299

Parents’ Voices   Website: www.southwarkpcc.org.uk   This is a Southwark Parent Carers' Council run by parents who have children with a disability.

Autism Support Group, Tel: 020 7525 2897

Behaviour Support Team, Tel: 020 7525 2897

Family Information Service, Tel: 0800 013 0639

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