Support for Carers

Referral details

Please visit our website for referral details for the different workshops.
POINT, Chadderton Court, 451 Middleton Road, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 9LB

Venue notes

FREE parking is available on the public car park on Peel Street.

Contact phone

0161 503 1551


Parents and carers of children and young people from 0 to 25 years old

Opening times

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. The workshops are flexible to meet the needs of parents/carers and are available both during the day and in the evening.

Cost details

The service is FREE to parents and carers.


Oldham’s SEND Workshops & Training Service operated by POINT.  The service currently provides FREE support to parents and carers in the form of workshops & training. 

Autism Post-Diagnosis Workshops – FREE workshops and peer support to parents and carers of children and young people (aged 0-16 years) with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Self-Support Pathway Workshops – FREE workshops and peer support for parents and carers of children between the ages of 4 and 16 years who are on, or have been on, an assessment pathway for their social communication needs.

The offer of support includes:

  • A rolling programme of themed training workshops which aim to inform and equip parents and carers with a better understanding of their children’s needs, and strategies to help support their children’s areas of difficulty.
  • Attendance at POINTs information marketplace events to provide parents and carers with an opportunity to access information and advice from a range of services and providers.
  • One-to-one follow up sessions offered where needed, to further support parents and carers develop their understanding.
  • Signposting to other appropriate support services.
  • Support and advice from service co-ordinators in person, over the phone, or via email.

Please visit our website for more information on the workshops available and how they can support you.


Updated: 05/04/2023