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Useful Links and Resources

Bromley Local Offer

Bromley information, advice and support service

Support for children with dyslexia and dyspraxia

Bromley Autism Champions information and resources to support families and schools with children who are on the Autistic Spectrum 

The National Autistic Society ‘We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.’



Bromley Y is a long established local charity offering free therapeutic support to young people between the ages of 0 – 18 years.  Bromley Y aims to provide a safe, friendly environment for children, young people and their families to explore the difficulties that they may be experiencing, helping them to identify new ways forward.

YoungMinds  is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

The Candle Project: St Christopher’s Hospice has been providing bereavement counselling to patients’ families for over 40 years. The Candle Project extends this support to children, young people and families in the South East London area. 

Child Bereavement UK‘Child Bereavement UK believes that all families should have access to the support and information that they need when a child grieves or when a child dies. Through understanding their grieving process and receiving help in dealing with bereavement from appropriately trained professionals, families can learn to live with their grief and begin rebuilding their lives.’

The Dyslexia Association for Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham: The Dyslexia Association of Bexley Bromley Greenwich and Lewisham gives information and help for parents, teachers, adults and interested professionals. 

The British Dyslexia Association

Bromley Mencap: The service provides a programme of information workshops and leisure activities to enable disabled children and their siblings to enjoy an ordinary life by reducing isolation and improving independence.

CASPA is a rapidly growing charity that was set up in 2002, working with children, young people and families affected by autism.

The National Deaf Children’s Society: Provides information and support to the families of deaf children.