Parents and Carer Information

Signposting for External Organisations and Charities

Please note PiP have no affiliation to any of the organisations listed, this page is acting only as an information sharing point for families and carers 

MIDLAND MENCAP   Telephone: 0121 442 2944 

Midland Mencap is a charity which works and campaigns for accessible and inclusive services and a better quality of life for everyone with experience of learning disabilities and additional needs. 

  RESOURCES FOR AUTISM  Telephone: 07817 736096 

Resources for Autism is a registered charity.

We provide practical services for children and adults with a diagnosis of autism and for those who love and care for them.

 AUTISM WEST MIDLANDS Telephone: 0121 450 7582

We are the leading charity in the West Midlands for people on the autism spectrum. We use our expertise to enrich the lives of autistic people and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, expert staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support. 

 SEND Socials Birmingham (FACEBOOK Page Only)

SEND Socials Birmingham CIC provides social opportunities for children and young people with additional needs and disabilities.  


We’re here to help the 700,000 autistic people in the UK and their families. Be it running specialist schools, campaigning for improved rights or training companies on being more autism-friendly, we are dedicated to transforming lives and changing attitudes. 

 CONTACT For Families with Disabled Children Telephone:0808 808 3555 

Our vision is that families with disabled children feel valued and are strong, confident and able to make the decisions that are right for them.   

  DISABILITY RIGHTS UK Telephone: 0330 995 0400 

Disability Rights UK is the UK’s leading organisation led by, run by, and working for disabled people. 

  SCOPE Telephone: 0808 800 3333

We’re Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical information and emotional support when it’s most needed and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society. 

 SENSE Telephone: 0121 415 2720

We combine health and social care services with arts, sports and wellbeing activities. And support disabled people to access employment, education, volunteering and training opportunities. 

 BRAINKIND Telephone 01444 239 123

We are the UK’s leading charity helping people to thrive after a brain injury. We provide innovative rehabilitation and ongoing support to ensure life after brain injury can be a life well lived.

 FAMILY FUND Telephone: 01904 550 055

Family Fund provides a wide range of grants to families raising a disabled or seriously ill child, or young adult on a low income. 


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 NEWLIFE CHARITY Telephone: 01543 462 777

Our Nurses support families, our researchers work to improve children’s health, our dedicated team campaign for a fairer deal and our volunteers and supporters know that 100% of every penny they donate or fundraise will be used for equipment to change a child’s life. 

21 TOGETHER Telephone: 01622 926176 

21 Together is here to provide support for family members, carers, friends, and professionals supporting children and young people with Down’s syndrome. 

 DOWN SYNDROME UK Telephone: 0330 111 2121 

Down Syndrome UK (DSUK) is a national charity passionate about empowering parents and professionals to improve the lives of those with Down syndrome and their families in the UK. 

 BEACON FOR RARE DISEASES Telephone: 01223 865888 

Beacon is a UK-based non-profit organisation that is building a united rare disease community with patient groups at its heart. 

 OVER THE WALL Telephone: +44 (0)2392 477 110

Over The Wall is a UK based charity for children and young people with health challenges and disabilities to discover a world of mischief and magic. We provide a safe place to step outside of comfort zones, establish friendships and build confidence through meaningful and exciting activities. 

 KIDS.ORG Telephone: 0121 355 2707 

KIDS has provided a wide range of services nationally for disabled children, young people and their families. Our services cover three main areas: information, advice & family support; play and social; and learning and development. 

 The Solihull Approach – free Parenting Courses

The Solihull Approach offers a range of free online courses for parents/carers and professionals covering a wide range of subject from conception to parenting 19 year olds.  Birmingham City Council has bought the licence to the course (worth £88 each) for everyone in the City.  Just use the word ‘COMMUNITY’ as the password. 

The EasyPeasy App – free resource for professionals and families

The EasyPeasy App brings together the best ideas, advice, and  inspiration from a global community of parents, experts, and parenting brands for parents and their 0-5 year olds.  






‘50 Things to Do’ helps parents/carers develop their home learning environment so that far more children thrive by the age of five. As a result, more children develop the skills, language and resilience needed in school and beyond. 


Ableize – ABLEize Disability and Mobility Directory

Established back in 2006, ABLEize actively seeks out new and exciting social activities, charities and support groups and and adds them to this up to date and trusted disability directory.  Connecting the disabled person, their family and carers with the support, service providers and vital information and resources you need is our main aim.   


BID Services is a charity. We work in partnership with children, young people and adults and their families and carers. We support people who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired or have a dual sensory loss. 


Designed to educate and support anyone caring for children with additional needs. Learn about a variety of conditions and the remedial techniques and adaptations for each. We teach you how and when practices can be adapted for different situations and populations. Help every child thrive, whatever their diagnosis.


Support for people with Tourette Syndrome can range from healthcare services, statutory benefits and school provision, through to Tourettes Action services – peer support, information resources, ID cards and grants. 


The Brain Charity offers emotional support, practical help and social activities. We welcome anyone with a neurological condition and to their family, friends and carers.