Our vision is of a world where people with autism are active citizens enjoying maximum independence and a good quality of life
Autism Wessex is the regional charity providing high quality specialist services for adults and children affected by autism and associated difficulties throughout Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Somerset. With three main areas of activity, Autism Wessex provides Portfield School for education, residential and respite services; Community Wessex for social care services; and a range of advocacy and advice services.
Autism Wessex aims to:
- We aim to support all individuals and families who are affected by an autism diagnosis throughout the region, respecting their individual needs.
Established: January 1968
Registered Charity Number: 1000792
Board members: 12
Full time staff: 146
Part time staff: 77
Phone number: 01202 483360
Address: Bargates Court 22 Bargates Christchurch Dorset BH23 1QLView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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