Parent CarersParent Carers provide or intend to provide support to a child under the age of 25 who has a disability and/or additional needs.

The Carers’ Support Service works with Parent Carers, enabling them to:

Parent Carers are able to access all support provided by the Carers’ Support Service. Please click or tap the links above to find out more about the support we provide. Information about other support can be found by using the navigation menu on the left of this page.

Carer Peer Support Groups

Carer Peer Support Groups can offer the empathetic support that only another Carer can give. There are a number of groups that focus on Parent Carers, which are on hold for the moment. Please call us on 01652 650585 or email us on info@carerssupportcentre.com for more information.

See below for Carer Peer Support Groups which are organised by other organisations in North Lincolnshire.

Brigg Autism Parent Support Group and Isle Autism Parent Support Group
For more information please contact the Autism Spectrum Education Team on 01724 868666 option 2 or extension 2108.

Brigg & Scunthorpe Down’s Syndrome Support Group
For more information call 07713 577879 or email info@brigg-downs-syndrome.co.uk

Siblings Group

For brothers and sisters (aged 8-15yrs) of a child with a disability or additional needs, the SIBS Group aims to educate through fun, discussion and give knowledge about their siblings needs, how to cope and the support available to them. Please call us on 01652 650585 for more information.

Local Support

North Lincolnshire Parent Involvement Partnership (PIP)

www.northlincspipforum.co.uk

The PIP is a forum for the views of parents and Carers of disabled children, those with special needs and young families. It is made up of parents and Carers who know on a practical daily basis just how difficult caring for a child can be.

SENDIASS – Special Educational Needs and Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service

www.nlsendiass.org.uk

SENDIASS (formerly known as the Parent Partnership Service) provides a free, impartial and confidential service to parents and Carers of children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) aged 0-25. It also supports children and young people with SEND.

The SEND Local Offer

www.northlincslocaloffer.com

The SEND Local Offer in North Lincolnshire aims to provide you with the information you may need, or want to know, about resources, services, support, activities and events for North Lincolnshire’s children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities and their families.

Family Information Service

https://www.northlincs.gov.uk/people-health-and-care/family-information-service/

The Family Information Service provides free, impartial information and advice to families in North Lincolnshire. It aims to provide an efficient, accessible information service to support parents, Carers and families in North Lincolnshire. It has a wide range of information for children and young people aged 0 to 20 and their families.

Children’s Centres

www.northlincs.gov.uk

The Children’s Centres in North Lincolnshire provide a range of services and support for families with children of all ages – from unborn baby to teenager. Click here for more information.

See our Useful Websites page for more support.