Services and Support For Adults and Their Families

You can download the Surrey Adults Autism Signposting Document here. This is a list of services for adults with ASDs compiled by the Surrey Autism Partnership Board, in association with the NAS Surrey Branch. ​To find out about the Surrey Autism Partnership Board, which oversees the implementation of the national autism strategy for adults in Surrey go to http://www.surreypb.org.uk/Autism.html 

 

The NAS Surrey Branch runs support groups for parents of adults with autism and spouses/partners of people with autism (with or without a diagnosis).

 

For upcoming meetings, see our newsletter or contact Sara Truman, Deputy Chair (Adults).

GROUPS FOR AUTISTIC ADULTS

Please note: these services are provided by professionals working for the NAS Resource Centre based in Godalming (not by the NAS Surrey Branch). Contact details are listed below.

ASSIST Service

Autism Support, Signposting & Information Services Team – Advice service for people with autism age 16+ and/or family/friends

Tel: 01483 521743

Email: assist.surrey@nas.org.uk

One-to-one discussions with autism specialists.

Venues and days/times:

Godalming – Thurs 3 x per month 5.00-9.00 p.m.

Sat. monthly from 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Reigate – Tues. twice per month 3.00–8.00 p.m.

Aldershot – Sat. monthly 10.30 am – 3.30 p.m.

Farnborough – Mon, monthly 1.30 – 6.30 p.m.

By appointment only. Appointments in person  or by telephone, email or Skype.

 

NAS SOCIAL AND SUPPORT GROUPS

PLEASE NOTE: People seeking to attend these groups should contact the ASSIST service first.

Co-ordinator:  Gemma Fry

 ASpire Support Groups

For autistic men and women over 18 who can attend the group independently.

Venue:  Guildford

1st Thurs of each month.  6.30 –  9.00 p.m +:

4th  Thurs of each month:  Meet in a pub

Venue:  Aldershot,  Hants

Mondays, once a month, 6.30 – 8.30 p.m.

 

Young Adults Social Groups

For young people age 18 – 25  with autism who can attend the group independently.

Fortnightly Wednesdays 7.00- 9.00pm.

Venues: Guildford & Redhill

Meetings are either around discussion, activities or social outings.

 

Women’s Support Group

For autistic women of all ages.

Monthly, Saturdays, 3.30 – 5.00 pm.

Venue:  Godalming

Topic for discussion each month.

NAS Surrey Community Services

Personalised services for adults with autism who have funding for support.

Team leader: Joel Hawkins

Tel: 01483 861066

Email: joel.hawkins@nas.org.uk

Supported Living or community support services in Godalming and other locations around Surrey

 

 

Old Mill Centre 

Personalised services for adults with autism & learning disabilities who have funding.

Day Services Manager:  Yanine Ford

Tel: 01483 861 600

Email: yanine.ford@nas.org.uk

Venue:  Godalming

 

 

Birch House Centre

Personalised services for more able adults with autism who have funding.

Day Services Manager:  Yanine Ford

Tel: 01483 521 740

Email:  yanine.ford@nas.org.uk

Venue:  Godalming

Weekdays from breakfast clubs to evening groups, plus weekend activities.  Courses on skills such as travel training, job-seeking, money, cookery, etc.  (All subject to demand.)

 

 

NAS Residential Services

For adults with autism spectrum disorders who have funding for support.

Manager: Gul Collis

Tel: 01483 861 066

Email: gul.collis@nas.org.uk

Residential care in Godalming.