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Autism East Midlands - Family Support Hub

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Church Halls, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, Kingsthorpe
United Kingdom

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Autism East Midlands' Family Hubs provide a regular meeting point for families affected by autism (with or without a formal diagnosis). Families can access advice, support, specialist training, and activities for children. The sessions are suitable for families with children aged 11 years or under, who are thought to have autism These are relaxed, fun sessions with toys, crafts, and snack-making, but no pressure to join in. Families and siblings are welcome.

Sessions are usually on the first Monday of the month.

Autism East Midlands merged with Autism Concern on 1st January 2018. Autism East Midlands is a registered charity (no. 517954).


Use the postcode NN2 7BD in your sat-nav (this is the postcode for Waitrose). Don’t go to the High Street entrance of the church.

You can park in the Waitrose car park for up to two hours. If you’re going to be longer than two hours, please let the hub staff know.

The entrance to the church rooms is located behind Waitrose (at the back of the car park).

As you look at Waitrose, walk around it (past the Heron) to the right, remaining in the car park. You will see a red brick building on the right. That's the church rooms where the Autism East Midlands' Family Hubs are held.

  • Northampton Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 11 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Caring Responsibilities
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Age Range - Early Years
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
  • Carer / Family / Parent / Relative
  • Siblings
Provider category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support

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Last updated 27 March 2024