Drop in

A new ‘drop in’ group in Trafford for people living with and those who may be affected by autism.

More information available in the events section.

Autistic Society Greater Manchester Area (ASGMA)

ASGMA is based in Stretford and offers group activities, 1:1 support, parent and carer support for people on the autism spectrum who live throughout Greater Manchester. ASGMA also offer free Life Coaching for people with autism living in Trafford (add link to leaflet and referral form ) 

For more information about activities and support, contact ASGMA at: 

1114 Chester Rd,
Greater Manchester,
M32 0HL
Tel: 0161 866 8483

ASGMA Life Coaching Leaflet.pdf

Blue SCI

BlueSCI is a not-for-profit social enterprise supporting people who may be experiencing emotional or psychological distress. People with autism are welcome at Blue SCI.

The service recognises that good mental health and wellbeing are an integral part of every person’s life and that everyday things can improve our mental health, wellbeing, levels of happiness and life satisfaction.

The service promotes eudemonic well-being, an approach that focuses on having a sense of purpose and direction in life, good quality relationships with others and opportunities to realise ones potential.

Blue SCI offers opportunities in the following areas 

  • Arts & Culture
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Sports & Leisure
  • Family & Neighbourhood.
  • Faith & Communities
  • Services
  • Volunteering

 For more information please visit the Blue SCI website

42nd Street

42nd Street provides support services to people aged between 13 and 25 who are under stress, including those with autism.

They provide a range of services for people living throughout Manchester, Salford and Trafford, including counselling, volunteering opportunities, individual and group support.

For more information and contact details, please visit 42ndstreet.org.uk

Trafford Centre for Independent Living

Trafford Centre for Independent Living (Trafford CIL) is an organisation established for and by disabled people living in Trafford.

It aims to support people to live full, enjoyable and independent lives by offering a range of services including:

  • Life Coaching for people with autism ( add link to referral form and leaflet) 
  • Advocacy 
  • Housing brokerage
  • Education and training opportunities 
  • Activity and social groups

Trafford CIL has over 500 members and an expanding online presence. For more information please visit www.traffordcil.co.uk

Phone Number: 0161 850 0645
Textphone Number: 07505 684 928

LC MAPLE referral TCIL self referral process.docx

TCIL MAPLE Life Coaching Self-Referral form.doc

CEA Cinema Card

The CEA Card allows you to obtain one free ticket for the person who is accompanying you to enable you to visit the cinema.

Currently people who receive one of the following benefits are eligible:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Blind Persons Registration
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

A £6 fee is also required.

More information can be found at www.ceacard.co.uk