Competition - Spot the Aspens Vehicle!

If you spot one of our recently branded Aspens vehicles when you're out and about you could win a £100 Odeon Cinema gift card! Read more

Visit our Aspens' ebay Shop

Check out the brilliant bargains at our recently launched ebay shop! Read more

Job Skills Courses Start up Again this Spring!

We are delighted to announce that we've re-launched our employment initiatives this spring to empower the people we support to find paid work. Read more

Au-Some Achievement for John and Mike!

Well done to John and Mike who have completed their #AuSome10for10Challenge and smashed their target by raising over £500 to help our family support team reach more families of people on the autism spectrum. Read more

Hastings MP Visits our Roebuck Centre

Sally-Ann Hart, MP for Hastings and Rye, visited our Roebuck Day Opportunities Centre in Hastings recently to find out more about our work and how we support people on the autism spectrum to learn new skills, connect with others and feel valued. Read more

The Royal Tunbridge Wells Round Table Charity Giveaway

We were honoured to be a part of The Royal Tunbridge Wells Round Table big Charity Giveaway, and as a result of their generous donation are able to purchase a large television as a resource for our City & Guilds Life Skills courses for the people we support. Read more

Inspirational Illustrations - How I Use Art to Boost Mental Health

This Autism Acceptance Week, we spoke to Mary, who is 20 and autistic, and uses her love of art to create illustrations to boost her mental health, help others feel better and to increase awareness around mental health conditions and autism. Read more

The Difference Our Team Makes to Families' Lives

Our #AuSome10for10Challenge is raising funds to give much-needed support to more families of people on the autism spectrum. We hear how a family have been helped since they reached out to us and the difference support from our team has made to their family. Read more

Tribute to Ellame

We are very sorry to announce the passing of Ellame, a young person supported by our Family and Specialist Support team at Aspens. Read more

Well Done to Our Au-Some Coastal Walkers!

Well done to all of our colourful coastal walkers, including staff and families we support, who hiked 10KM along the Sussex seaside yesterday for our #AuSome10for10Challenge, to help raise funds so we can support more families. Read more

Aspens Works with Author on Children’s Book to Raise Autism Awareness

This Autism Acceptance Week we spoke with Sussex author Julie McDonald about her new book 'Say Hello to Hedgy' which aims to educated young children about autism and how our team helped her write it. Read more

Rainbow Clad Team Walking 10KM Along Coast for Au-Some Challenge!

Our staff team, trustees and the families we support are walking 10KM along the Sussex coast dressed in colours of the rainbow for the Au-Some 10 for 10 Challenge. to raise funds to help more families of people on the autism spectrum. Read more

Good Luck to all Our AuSome 10 for 10ers!

Good luck to all our Au-Some 10 for 10 Challenge participants as Autism Acceptance Week gets underway! We're looking forward to seeing all your photos! Read more

Watch Erin's Video for our Au-Some Campaign

Watch Erin's powerful video, released for our #AuSome10for10Challenge and Autism Acceptance Week. Erin, who has received support from Aspens, along with her family, performs a poem written herself to express her experience of autism and how our support has changed her life. Read more

Read the March issue of The Aspens Courier!

Read our latest newsletter, The Aspens Courier, with an update from our CEO, Robbie Shanahan, a round up of our news and some fun ways you can get involved and support our work. Read more

Watch Aspens' Lucy and Chris on KMTV News

Watch Lucy Russell and Chris Foster from our Family and Specialist Support team being interviewed on KMTV news about our Au-Some 10 for 10 Challenge for Autism Acceptance Week. Read more

Aspens' Tribute to Mark Two Year Anniversary of Lockdown

Today is National Day of Reflection, marking the two year anniversary of lockdown, and people around the country are remembering those they've lost and the sacrifices made. We share our own tribute page, featuring personal notes of thanks and reflection from across our community. Read more

Super Swimmer Tasha is Taking on the Au-Some 10 for 10 Challenge!

As a Manager on our Family and Specialist Support team, Tasha Brabon has first-hand knowledge of how valuable the service is to families of those on the autism spectrum. Read all about her pledge to swim 10km in 10 days for our Au-Some 10 for 10 Challenge! Read more

Amanda's Story: How Aspens' Has Taken us from Desperation to Hope

This Autism Acceptance Week we're raising funds to enable our Family Support team to help more families. We spoke to Amanda, who told us about the incredible difference the team has made to her family, following her daughter's diagnosis of being on the autism spectrum. Read more

How our Family has been Supported by Aspens - A Father's Story

A father explains how our Family and Specialist Support team have helped them through extremely challenging times as a result of their autistic daughter's mental health struggles. The team urgently need your support to enable them to help more families like his. Read more

We Can No Longer Accept Donations for Ukraine

We are no longer able to accept donations for Ukraine at the Acorns Day Centre, our Pembury office or our charity shops. Read more

Meet Maisie the Wonderful Woolly New Addition to our Animal Family!

We welcome Maisie, the newest addition to the animals at our Pembury site! Maisie, a former therapy sheep for people on the autism spectrum, is a 4 year old Ryland ewe and new companion for Jackie, our other resident ewe. Read more

Join our Young People's Groups this Spring!

Our West Sussex Children and Young People's Service are running a selection of groups across the county this spring, which focus on developing social skills and building self-esteem whilst making friends and having fun. Read more