Sycamore Trust U.K.

Sycamore Trust U.K.

Charity information

Sycamore Trust U.K.

The organisation supports people affected by Autism and/or Learning Difficulties by providing a range of specialised services. These include information and advice, supported employment, parenting advice, family support, a structured leisure programme and autism awareness training for the community.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    Sycamore Trust U. K. Aim to offer a range of services specifically designed to support families, educate the community and empower individuals of all ages to flourish and be valued members society.

    Our services are led by our core values.

    Support:

    From point of diagnosis or even before we are able to offer support and advice to individuals and families via our family support service. This may include advocacy, specialist advice on strategies, conferences and workshops or peer support via our parent/carer support groups.

    Empower:

    The aim of our leisure activities is to increase the independence skills of the participants. Whether in a group setting or one-to-one support our programs are outcome based with an emphasis on the individual achieving small steps towards their personal goals. More importantly they are about having fun.

    Educate:

    Whilst our aim is to support our clients to live and thrive in their community, we are also aware that the community needs to make adjustments to allow our clients to show their value. We are dedicated to making the world an Autism/Learning Difficulty friendly environment. Everyone working within the organisation, whatever their role is tasked with enlightening their networks around the positive aspects of both Autism and Learning Difficulties. On a more formal basis we are keen to promote and expand our training sessions and the work of our Autism Ambassadors and Roadshow projects.

  • Aims

    Sycamore Trust U.K. aims to:

    • Support: We are able to offer support and advice to individuals and families via our family support service. This may include advocacy, specialist advice on strategies, training and workshops
    • Empower: Our leisure activities increase the independence skills of participants. Whether in a group setting or one-to-one support our programs are outcome based with an emphasis on the individual
    • Educate: We are dedicated to marking a world an autism friendly environment. We are eager to promote the positive aspects of Autism via our community training sessions and workshops.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1116697

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 20

    Volunteers: 15

    Phone number: 02085179317

    Address: 27-29, Woodward Road RM9 4SJ

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