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- Cotswold Aspies – Adult Social Group (aged 16+) – Cheltenham and Cirencester


For more information, please refer to Local Support Groups (Autism Specific) page

- Gloucestershire Youth Support Team


This service provides help and support to young people up to the age of 19 (or 25 for those with special needs) on a range of issues, i.e. education employment and training, emotional health and well-being, problems with drugs and alcohol, housing, etc.

For general enquiries or to find our more information about what they offer, please call 01452 426900 or email: [email protected]

- Independence Trust – Tel. 0345 8638323


They support adults 18+ (or going through transition to adult services) with an autism spectrum.  This includes support with social inclusion and practical support with housing, employment, health issues, etc. which may involve a programme of six months based on a person centred approach, on a 1:1 basis. Support is via professional referral or self-referral.  

For more information, please contact 0345 8638323, email: [email protected]

*Independence Trust offer a comprehensive range of social activities for adults – please contact Independence Trust or NAS Branch for an electronic copy.

- Hop Skip and Jump Seven Springs Play and Support Centre - Adult Social Club


For adults with special needs, Hop Skip and Jump offer an adult social club on Thursday evenings (6.00-8.00pm). Hop Skip and Jump may be able to offer transport to and from the centre.

For more information, please contact Hop Skip and Jump on Tel. 01242 870438. Website:

- Aspergers United - 'Free' Quarterly Newsletter (for adults aged 16 and over)


Asperger United is a quarterly newsletter edited by a person with Asperger syndrome, written by people with Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism.  Each issue contains regular news from the UK and overseas, personal accounts of having Asperger syndrome or autism, a pen pal page, letters to the editor, a talent scout section.

To subscribe, please contact NAS on Tel. 020 7903 3595 or email: [email protected]

- Adult Support Group Meetings (Forest of Dean) in Mitcheldean and Coleford


For more information, please refer to Local Support Groups (Autism Specific) page

- Independence Trust - Community Autism Support and Advice (CASA)


The independence Trust  are a service who work with adults with a diagnosis of Autism who need support building a social circle, getting work, getting things to do etc. For more information, please refer to or complete the attached Self Referral Form