At Sycamore Trust UK, we offer a wide range of products and services designed to support families, educate the community and empower individuals of all ages to flourish and be valued members of society.

However, if we can’t help, there’s every chance that a different local service may be able to offer support on a wide range of issues.

Some of the local services available to families and individuals are listed here.

Local councils

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham local offer

London Borough of Havering local offer

London Borough of Redbridge local offer

Local & regional services

Add Up - a registered charity, support and action group run by parents of children with ADHD

Ambitious About Autism - this is a website that provides lots of support and advice around Autism and has some useful toolkits.

Avelon Road day centre

B&D Progress Project

Help for people with learning disabilities and Autism

Care Trade - supporting and preparing autistic people for employment

Contact - for families with disabled children

DABD is a charity that offers various services to help people live an independent life, such as benefits advice, care at home, clubs and groups, personal help and equipment.

ERIC - children’s bowel & bladder charity – for help with toilet training and constipation issues

Family Fund -  Families raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young adult, and living on a low income, can apply for a wide range of grant items.

First Step - Providing support, advice and family sessions for preschool aged children

Havering Mind - a local mental health charity based in Havering providing services to people living in Havering, and the surrounding area who may be experiencing problems with their mental health

Home Start Havering -  a local charity offering free and confidential support to families with children under the age of 5 across the London Borough of Havering

Just Say (Barking & Dagenham)

Kooth - An online counselling service for young people that is anonymous

Liliputs Farmhouse (residential care)

The National Autistic Society

Redbridge CVS - promoting supporting and developing a strong, effective and independent voluntary and community sector in the London Borough of Redbridge

RIASS – Redbridge information, advice and support service for Special Educational Needs & disability

SNAP - A charity based in Brentwood that support families with children with SEND and their siblings.

Sunshine - Offer both free and paid for services around the legal aspects of SEND and offer a arrange of training around SEND


Mont Rose College – Gants Hill

Barking & Dagenham College

Coventry University - Dagenham

London School of Management Education