Empowering families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

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About US

Our Mission

"to empower, inform and support parents and families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in West Sussex.”


Reaching Families is a parent-carer led, grassroots charity which aims to support parents and families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in their daily lives, in particular through the delivery of information, training and peer support. We work with over 2,000 West Sussex families every year through a range of high quality projects and services.

 

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SERVICES

 

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PARENT GUIDES

Making Sense of it All
and Making Sense of Adult Life

 

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EBOOK GUIDES

Electronic versions of our parent guides

 

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FACT SHEETS

Covering a wide range of topics published in partnership with Amaze

 

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TRAINING

Workshops across a wide variety of subjects

 

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FACE-2-FACE BEFRIENDING

A peer based befriending service for parents of children undergoing diagnosis

 

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UMBRELLAS PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS

Based in Billingshurst,
Littlehampton and Worthing

 

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GROUP COUNSELLING

Professional counselling and peer based support for parent carers in Bognor Regis and Crawley

 

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FACEBOOK GROUP

Online community providing news, information and peer support

 

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ANIMATIONS

Short animated films on a variety of subjects

 

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VIDEO

Summary videos from our online Live Chat sessions

IMPACT

Key achievements in 2018/19

2,682
Making Sense Guides distributed to parents
4,797
factsheets were downloaded from our website
348
parents attended one of our training workshops
112
parents attended our support groups
591
parents joined our Facebook group
14,463
unique visitors used our website



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SUPPORT US

Donate via Local Giving

A monthly donation of £5 can make all the difference to smaller charities like ours and is far and away the easiest way to give. You can make a donation to Reaching Families via Local Giving.

Alternatively you can request a standing order form by emailing our office at admin@reachingfamilies.org.uk.


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