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Autism - parent and carer coffee mornings 2020

Hackney Ark Resource Centre,
Downs Park Road,
E8 2FP
Telephone: 020 7014 7071


About the group...

  • Do you want to meet other parents who have children with autism? 
  • Want to share your experiences with other parents and hear theirs? 
  • Do you want to get ideas about how to help you child as they get older and change? 

Who we are...

CAMHS autism parent/carer coffee mornings is a regular group run by CAMHS Disability Service and Children's Occupational Therapy from Hackney Ark

The group is for families who have children with autism / autistic spectrum disorder ASD and who have or are know to Hackney Ark services. 

What we do... 

This coffee morning is an opportunity for parents and carers to come together and share and receive information as a group and act as a peer support network.  

There are opportunities for parents/carers attending the group to meet with an Occupational Therapist and a Clinical Psychologist individually for a short time (usually about 20 minutes) to discuss anything specific about their child. 

Time: 10am - 12pm

Venue: Hackney Ark Resource Centre.

Dates for 2020:

  • Wednesday 29th January
  • Wednesday 26th February
  • Wednesday 25th March
  • Wednesday 29th April
  • Wednesday 22nd May
  • Wednesday 27th June
  • Wednesday 29th July
  • No session in August
  • Wednesday 30th September
  • Wednesday 21st October
  • Wednesday 25th November
  • Wednesday 16th December

Unfortunately there is no creche available while the group is running and the group is not suitable for children and young siblings.  

Autism parent/carer coffee morning information flyer 2020


This is a group for parents who have children with Autism / Autistic Spectrum
Disorders (ASD) and who have been known to Hackney Ark currently or in the past.

This is a group for parents/family/carers ONLY.If you are a professional and would like more information about the group, please call CAMHS Disability

Phone: 020 7014 7071

Record Last Updated on: 09/01/2020

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

Second Wednesday of the month 10am - 12pm

Other Details

Who is eligible?

Parents/carers of children and young people who have autism, live in Hackney and are know to services at Hackney Ark.

Referral required?


Referral Details

Drop in session. 

Parent/carers fitting the criteria for the session are welcome. 

How to Get Here

Buses: 30, 56, 67, 76, 149, 243, 276,

Train: Dalston Kingsland, Hackney Downs

Parking: The car park has 10 car spaces including two spaces for disabled drivers along with motorcycle and bicycle spaces. Parking is restricted to clients and service users only.

Service users will need to use the entry-phone to alert main reception of their arrival and be permitted to enter the car park.  Anyone using the car park does so at their own risk.

There are on street parking bays opposite the building.

Transport to Service? For some children & young people depending on their mobility needs.

Reception can ring for cabs for patients.

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