Aspens Provide "Life Changing" Support for Family

With the government's recent announcement to launch a review of children's social care, we talk to Sharon, mum of Joe, who has ASD, about how Aspen's family specialist support team's help has been "truly life changing". Read more

COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for all Aspens Staff

We’re feeling hugely grateful that our Kent and Sussex staff are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more

Staying Connected in Lockdown 3

As we settle in to our third lockdown we know how important it is for our wellbeing to stay connected. Aspens runs a mixture of fun, educational and social online sessions to help those we support feel connected in these strange times. Read more

First Covid Vaccines for our Key Workers

An important moment in beating this awful virus took place this week - the first set of COVID-19 vaccinations for our key worker staff were administered at a local GP surgery. Read more

Update: All Shops and Cafe Closed

All of our shops, the Bluebell Cafe and our sites are closed following the government's announcement of a national lockdown, and will remain closed until further notice. Read more

Mental Health Support for Staff

We're committed to supporting our staff to maintain good mental health and have a number of options available for anyone who finds themselves struggling this festive period. Read more

Students' 'Hug-in-a-Bag' Gifts Raise Festive Cheer

Kind Social Care students at West and North Kent College have delivered personalised 'Hug in a Bag' gifts to those we support to spread some festive cheer. Read more

Autism & Learning Disabilities Workshops for Professionals

Aspens is one of the organisations delivering a programme of free, live virtual workshops for professionals working with children and young people with autistic spectrum conditions and learning difficulties and their families across Sussex, Kent and Surrey this spring. Read more

Fantastic Festive Feast in Store!

One of our residential services, Wentworth Close, is going to be celebrating Christmas in style this year, with special restaurant-style menus and fancy festive table decorations. Read more

Thank You for Giving Tree Gifts!

A huge thank you to the shoppers of Bluewater for their generous donations of gifts for the children and young people we support as part of The Giving Tree project this Christmas. Read more

Tier 4 Update

Update following the government announcement today that most of South East England will move into Tier 4 at midnight tonight. Read more

Unique Advent Calendars Make it a Happy Christmas for Mike & John

How unique, personalised advent calendars make Christmas a happier time for two of the people we support. Read more

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

We're starting to see some super-Christmassy looking spaces coming in now for our 'Most Festive Space' competition. Read more

Thanks to Our Marvellously Merry Quizzers!

A huge thanks to everyone who took part in our Merry Quizmas virtual event last night - you were all quizztastic! Read more

Aspens Stores Will Re-Open Weds 2 December

We're delighted to announce all Aspens' high street stores in Crowborough, Paddock Wood, Hampden Park, Bexhill and Seaford will re-open on Wednesday 2 December. Read more

Au-Some Advent at Aspens!

A very special festive guest will be making an appearance this advent across our social media! Keep an eye out on our Facebook, Twitter & Insta for some Au-Some antics! Read more

Aspens Christmas Trees on Sale from Saturday!

Christmas trees will go on sale from this Saturday 28th November at Cornford Lane. Buy your tree from Aspens and help us continue to provide a vital service to those we support. Read more

Thank You for Making Halloween 5K a Spooktacular Success

A HUGE thank you to all those who took part in our first ever virtual 5K event and to those who supported by sponsoring our fangtastic runners and helping raise vital funds for our charity. Read more

Become an Aspens Trustee

We're seeking volunteer trustees and committee members to help us lead the way for those we care for and to ensure we're the best organisation we can be. Read more

Happy 25 Year Anniversary to Pelican Court!

Congratulations and a very happy anniversary to all residents and staff at one of our supported living services, Pelican Court, who are celebrating 25 years of being open. Read more