Adults

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There is a range of support for adults with autism in the Cambridge area.

  • The branch runs an Adult Social Club in Cambridge for people on the autistic spectrum aged 18+.
  • We run monthly drop-ins for adults in Huntingdon and March, providing support and advice.
  • The National Autistic Society and Cambridgeshire County Council fund two Autism Support Managers providing support to adults across the county.
  • We run an Autism Support Network in partnership with VoiceAbility.
  • Our resources pages have links to other organisations providing information, support, activities and diagnosis for adults.

 

Latest news for adults:

  • NAS Peterborough Monthly Drop-in and Social Group

    Come and join us at the Asda Community Room for NEW Social Befriending group for adults with autism and their families and carers
    The NAS are coming to Peterborough with a new social befriending group for autistic adults and anybody you wish to bring along for support. The sessions will provide information and advice for you as well as a place for you to meet, socialise and exchange ideas.
    The sessions are free, bookings are not required. Please come along and share your experiences, interests and concerns.
    The first half of the sessions will follow a format of friendly conversation and an overview of NAS services. During the second half, we will be available to organise, manage and play various board games, which you are welcome to join in with or just relax in our company.
    There will be time at the end of each session for any support needed from the NAS Peterborough. We will show you the site and help you feel welcome. Refreshments provided. The room and toilets are situated on the first floor next to the cafe with stair and lift access to the room. (The dates below are all Fridays)
    DATES FOR 2018: 7th Dec
    DATES FOR 2019: 4th Jan, 1st Feb, 1st March, 5th April,
    3rd May, 7th June, 5th July, 2nd August
    Time: 12-2pm
    Venue: Asda Community Room, Asda Superstore West Rivergate Shopping Centre Peterborough PE1 1ET

    Car parking is available on site with car parking passes which are provided in the room. The Asda community room is in the centre of Peterborough, 10 minute walk from Peterborough train station, with many buses available from Queensgate bus station to Asda superstore. It is sited on Viersen Platz just off Bourges Boulevard northbound (A15) in Peterborough city centre.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT NAS PETERBOROUGH BRANCH ON EMAIL: Peterborough@nas.org.uk WEB: naspeterborough.webeden.co.uk

    Printable flyer: Peterborough Branch Poster(1)

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  • NEW Social Events Group for adults with autism and their families and carers

    NAS Peterborough and NAS Cambridge are organizing a series of social events.
    for autistic adults and anybody you wish to bring along for support. The Social Events Group will provide information and advice for you as well as a place for you to meet, socialise and exchange ideas. These Social Events Group meetings will be organised by NAS Peterborough and NAS Cambridge Branches
    The Social Events Group requires bookings and there is a charge for each activity paid by the individual members, more details can be provided or obtained from our website. Please come along and share your experiences, interests and concerns.
    The Social Events Group will follow a format of friendly conversation and an overview of NAS services. The activities organised will be different every month. They will include visiting a local cinema, going out for a meal, playing sports or managing and playing various board games, we are open to new suggestions for the Social Events Group so we can improve the group and do activities that autistic people would want to come to which you are welcome to join in with or just relax in our company.
    There will be time at the end of the Social Events Group for any support needed from the NAS Peterborough and NAS Cambridge Branches. We will show you the site when the activity is taking place and help you feel welcome.

    DATES FOR 2018: Friday 25th Jan, Friday 22nd Feb, Friday 29th March, Friday 26th April, Friday 31st May, Friday 28th June
    Time: 11:00-16:00

    When future Social Events Group Venue, Activities and location in Cambridgeshire are realized they will be available on our website for more information please contact us.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT NAS PETERBOROUGH & NAS CAMBRIDGE BRANCHES:

    EMAIL: peterborough@nas.org.uk WEB: naspeterborough.webeden.co.uk
    EMAIL: NASCambridge@nas.org.uk

    Printable flyer Social Events Group Poster dates 2019

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  • Here:Now (11 – 19yrs (25yrs SEND)

    Thursdays 4pm to 8pm
    Huntingdon Youth Centre, Sallowbush Road, Huntingdon PE29 7AF

    A safe, friendly, confidential space for young people.
    Are you a young person aged 11-19 (25 with additional needs) who is struggling with mental health and wellbeing?

    Drop-in for advice and information about our groups and sessional support. We offer pet-assisted therapy, youth worker support, advice about sexual health, employment and education, housing, benefits and foodbank vouchers.

    Promoting positive mental health and resilience in young people
    T: 01480 372700

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