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NAS Warrington branch

A branch of the National Autistic Society

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NAS Warrington Activities


Daytime Support Group - Chat 'n' Play

Woolston Sensory and Play Centre

Children welcome - no charge.

Please see calendar below for date of next session.


Evening Support Group

The Seven Woods Pub, Westbrook Crescent, WA5 8TE

We are a small, friendly bunch who learn from each other. Let us know if you are coming for the first time and would like someone to look out for you/meet you at the door.

Please email for date of next session.


Yoga Sessions

Woolston Sensory and Play Centre, Hall Road, WA1 4PN

Suitable for young children through to teens. Delivered by Deborah Chronakis, experienced yoga instructor and teacher of Autistic children.Helpful in managing anxiety.

£5 for child and carer inclusive. Booking essential.

One Friday a month, 6-7p.m.

Please see calendar below for date of next session.


Friday Club Youth Group

New monthly group for 14-18 year olds.

Woolston Sensory and Play Centre, Hall Road, WA1 4PN

Booking essential.

Please see calendar below for date of next session.



Activities led by other groups


The following are not connected to or endorsed in any way by the NAS but may be of interest to you.



Children's ASD Football Skills Group


When? Wednesday evenings

Where? Orford Jubilee Park, 5v5 pitch

What time? 5.30 -6.30 p.m.


Contact: Craig Thomason, Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation: (01925) 248894 or

               [email protected]


Ages 7+ years.

£3 per session.



Warrington Museum Autism Friendly Sessions


When? The second Saturday of each month.

Where? Warrington Museum and Art Gallery.

What time? 9.30 -10.30 a.m.


The museum will be open exclusively to families with a child who has ASD for the first half an hour. After that the museum is open to all, but generally remains quiet until 11 a.m. allowing for some integration too. There is a refuge room available if necessary and the museum hope to have a volunteer with ASD present. There is also a low key craft session on offer, which is usually very tactile, for those who are interested.



Adult Aspergers Support and Social Group


When? Fridays from 10th March 2017

Where? Fairfield and Howley Neighbourhood Project, Fairfield Street, WA1 3AJ

What time? 4p.m. - 8 p.m.


Contact: Mike Hewitt at [email protected] mob. 07942 469640


A new self help and motivation group for adults with Aspergers. Friends and family welcome to come along too. Small charge of £3 covers a drink and a biscuit plus the room hire.  


'We want everyone to really feel part of the group and welcome

members’ opinions on how we should run the group, the direction we

take and what we do. That said you are also welcome to come and

just sit and observe what goes on!'



Warrington ADHD Support Group


When? 3rd Wednesday of each month

Where? St Oswalds Social Club, Padgate Lane, WA1 3LB

What time? 7.30 p.m.


A local group of "families that have come together to support each other". No confirmed diagnosis necessary. Small charge of £1 for tea/coffee.




Forthcoming Events


Please see our events calendar for upcoming support group meetings, parent training sessions and socials.