Our helpline service is available Monday – Friday 09:00-17:00 for parents, carers and professionals.

Our Project and Development Officers are on hand to provide information, guidance and support on all matters relating to autism.

We have a variety of resources and information on:

  • Support services across health, education and social care
  • Self help guides and information
  • Local activities and groups
  • Practical tools and resources

Telephone 01234 350704.

If you reach the answerphone, please leave your name, a short message and your contact number and we will call you back. 

Alternatively, you can e-mail us with your query at enquiries@autismbeds.org.  We aim to respond to any calls and/or emails within 48 hours of any working week day.  However, at busy times it may be up to a week before we can respond to your call. 

Immediate Mental Health Support (Out of Hours)


    • Call them on 116 123 – available 24/7
    • Or email jo@samaritans.org for responses within 24 hours
    • Use their self-help app to track your mood and find practical tips and techniques to look after your emotional health: https://selfhelp.samaritans.org/

NHS 111

    • Call 111 and ask for option 2
    • If you need urgent support for your mental health

CALM Helpline and webchat

Young Minds Crisis Messenger

    • Text YM to 85258
    • Free 24/7 support via text message


    • Call 0800 1111 to talk to a counsellor who are there to listen and support you with anything you’d like to talk about.

Mind Milton Keynes Crisis Phoneline (MK Only) Single Point of Access

    • 0800 0234650 – 24 Hours a day, 365 days a year
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