Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: FASD Hub South West

FASD Hub South West is a parent-led support group for adopted, birth, foster and kinship carers of children, young people, and adults with or without a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) across the South West of England.

They offer friendship, a safe place to be open and a listening ear. Take part in Zoom calls, join the conversation on WhatsApp and enjoy days out!

‘What is FASD?’ – find the latest research and the full story on the FASD Hub South West website.

If you, a family member, friend or school have questions or would like access to:

  • FASD-focused resources for home and school
  • information of forthcoming events and guest speakers
  • access to Facebook groups
  • friendship
  • discreet 1:1 support

please email FASD South West: fasd.southwest@gmail.com, follow the Facebook page or take a look at the resources at fasdsouthwest.org

Undiagnosed, diagnosed or not sure what FASD is?

The group offer you confidentiality, a safe space to talk and a friendly ear to listen.

Get in touch and find out more through:

  • Email – you can email us and just chat to an experienced parent with a child or young person with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder  fasdsouthwest@gmail.com
  • Facebook –  our new Friends Facebook page gives us lots of experience and support from across the South West and FASD Alliance
  • Online – we run a monthly Online Friends session where we just chat and share stories; first Tuesday of every month via Zoom
  • Drop in – subject specific sessions where we share ideas or hear from guest speakers
  • Website – we share resources of carers and parents, FASD professionals in the UK and our FASD Alliance in the UK and internationally:  fasdsouthwest.org
  • WhatsApp – we provide a discrete WhatsApp Responsive Friends Group where we support each others challenges and celebrate our smallest but biggest marathon wins
  • Play – we meet up and let our children just be themselves… they connect on a totally different level
  • Cake – we meet up, chat, laugh, share stories and eat cake…. we are there for each other if we need to offer support

“You are not alone in this – we will welcome you to a safe space to explore FASD and be supported by other parents who care.”