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Autism East Midlands has three family support hubs in Chesterfield, Derby and Heanor. The aim of these hubs is to offer support and a safe space for families who have children on the Autistic Spectrum. These are drop-in sessions for the whole family to enjoy, aimed at children under 11 years of age. Children (including siblings) can participate at their own pace with support from parents and the staff team. Families can engage in activities or sit back and enjoy some refreshments, whilst talking to other families and sharing experiences or speaking with staff for advice and support.

There is no need to book a place. You can just turn up, but feel free to contact if you have any questions.

Chesterfield Hub
Location: Hasland Village Hall, Eastwood Park, Hasland Road, Chesterfield, S41 0AY
Date: Usually the last Thursday of every month, 03:30pm until 05:30pm.
Confirmed Dates: 31 August, 28 September, 26 October, 30 November 2023
December event dates are to be confirmed. 

Derby City Hub
Location: Chellaston Community Association, Barley Croft, Chellaston, Derby, DE73 6TU
Date: Usually the last Sunday of every month, 02:00pm until 04:00pm
Confirmed Dates: 27 August, 24 September, 29 October, 26 November
December event date are to be confirmed. 

Heanor Hub
Location: Mundy Street Day Centre, Mundy Street, Heanor, DE75 7EB
Date: Usually the last Saturday of every month, 10:00am until 12 noon.
Confirmed Dates: 26 August, 30 September, 28 October, 25 November
December events date are to be confirmed.