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£10 could fund an initial phone call to a newly diagnosed person/their family.
£35 could provide an autistic adult, who lacks social skills, the opportunity to attend one of our social groups and build their confidence.
£50 could fund two specialist workers to support autistic young people (age 10 – 17 years) at one of our Wanted Fun sessions.
£150 could fund one evening youth club session, benefitting 10 autistic young people.
£500 could provide 15 autistic children the opportunity to go to the zoo and share the same life experiences as others their age.
£1000 could fund 1 LOAF (Loads of Autistic Fun) session, benefiting 10 autistic children and their parents & siblings.
The costs to maintain the charity increase year on year and this year our costs will be over £600,000. 81p out of every £1 we receive goes directly towards funding our services. The remaining 19p is spent on management, administration, staff and fundraising for the future.
Welcome to Autism Bedfordshire. We are a local independent charity which provides much needed services and advice for autistic children, young people and adults and their families across the whole county.
Through our work, we help to reduce loneliness, develop confidence and skills, improve employability, keep families together and offer clear advice on where to find the support you need.