If you have a child between 0 – 25 years who has any additional need or disability and you live under Essex County Council, Thurrock or Southend local authorities then we are here for you and your family.

No formal diagnosis or professional referral is necessary to access SNAP services.

Registered Charity Number: 1077787

Need our Support?

SNAP informs, encourages and supports parents and carers, enabling you to provide the best possible help to your children via a range of online resources, together with activities and services at our centre

Explore Our Directory

A comprehensive online guide of useful contacts for the benefit of everyone in Essex concerned with the welfare of children and young people with special needs and disabilities

Information Network

Useful information for families on social and training opportunities, events and useful articles, sorted by age relevance and updated fortnightly

Events

Our calendar is packed with events – social, community and personal challenges – which rely on the support of you, your family and friends; your participation means a lot

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Your support means we can continue to provide vital activities and services which help local families; see how you can make a difference

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  • Christmas Survival Guide coming soon!

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Issues around your child’s eating?

Take a look at our SNAP information sheet on eating for tips and advice.

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