NAS Children’s Clubs and Youth Clubs in Surrey are run by NAS professionals from the NAS Resource Centre in Godalming (not by volunteers at NAS Surrey Branch). Please contact them directly by email: SEResourceCentres@nas.org.uk or Tel: 01483 521 743/4 for more information about clubs and social skills groups. PLEASE NOTE: NAS Clubs and the Family Support Service are changing from December 2017 following a funding review and the Family Support Service is no longer accepting new referrals. Contact the service at the above email for details.
Clubs are open to all children and young people with autism and Asperger syndrome who live in Surrey and run during in term-time only. The clubs offer a wide variety of fun activities in a safe, structured and autism-friendly environment and are all about having a good time. Everyone gets time to meet new friends, learn and play. The clubs aim to help children and young people to grow and develop their communication and social skills, become more independent, develop their confidence and boost self-esteem.
To apply for a place for their child, parents must complete a self-referral form available from SEResourceCentres@nas.org.uk or Tel: 01483 521 743.
All activities cost £5 per session (£2.50 for families on income support or for second siblings).
Children’s Clubs (5 -13 year olds)
Cranleigh - Tuesdays 5.15 – 7.15pm
Reigate - Thursdays 6.00 - 8.00pm
Staines – Tuesdays 5.00 – 7.00 pm
Walton - Thursdays 4.30 - 6.30pm
Woking – Fridays 4.30 - 6.30pm
Social skills group (5 – 13 year olds)
6 week intensive social skill courses in Godalming – Saturdays 10.00 am -12.00
Lego Therapy Clubs (5 – 13 year olds)
Godalming - Mondays 5.45 - 7.45pm
Young Teens Club (11 – 13 year olds)
Guildford – Mondays 6.30 – 8.30pm
Youth clubs (13 - 19 year olds)
Woking - Thursday 7.00 -. 9.00pm
Epsom - Tuesday 6.00 - 8.00pm
Guildford - Friday 7.00 -9:00pm
Reigate - Monday 7.00 - 9.00pm
Staines - Monday 6.30 – 8.30pm
Children and young people who attend the clubs can also apply to go on day trips during school holidays. In the past, these have included day-trips to Legoland, Thorpe Park, Longleat Zoo, Lifeboat Centre, Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and London Museums. Outings run in half term and school holidays and there is usually one outing a week during school holidays. Cost dependent on activity.
For details, contact the Resource Centre, Tel: 01483 521 743 or email: SEResourceCentres@nas.org.uk
ASSIST Service (16+ Asperger only)
Asperger Support, Signposting & Information Services Team
Please contact Assist.email@example.com Tel: 07436 261194.
ASSIST runs weekly on Thursdays and once a month on Saturday in Godalming and on Monday or Tuesday fortnightly in Reigate. Please leave a message and your details, and the team will get back to you.
NAS Clubs for Children