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Residential placements for disabled children and young people

This service offers residential placements, The number of nights will be agreed as part of the education, health and care plan for the disabled child or young person. 
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Specialist Fostering

This service provides a short term foster placements for disabled children and young people. The time will be agreed as part of the education, health and care plan for the disabled child or young person.
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Overnight short breaks for disabled children and young people

This service offers overnight breaks in a short breaks unit. This may be a Kent County Council overnight unit or private provider suited to the needs of your child. The number of nights will be agreed as part of your child's education, health and care plan.…
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Multi-sensory Impairment (MSI) Intervenors

Multi-sensory Impairment (MSI) Intervenors provide: short breaks within the home or in the community access to social activities support for transitions in education support for development of independence and mobility.
Telephone:
01233 898515
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Hearing impaired, Visually impaired

Short Breaks Service for Pre-School Children

Kent Portage Service provides: home visiting education service for pre-school children with additional needs weekly drop in and play sessions held across the county for families referred to Portage.
Telephone:
01892 501897
E-mail:
kentportage@kent.gov.uk
Website:
Educational home visits for pre-school children
Age Range:
Ages 0-4
Disablities:
Profound, severe or complex

Sensory Short Breaks Activities

Opportunities for sensory impaired children to come together with children with similar impairments.
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Hearing impaired, Visually impaired, Physical sensory/medical

Space Charity Family Days

Events for children and young people with any type of disability and their families.
Telephone:
07799 355067
E-mail:
info@spacecharity.org
Website:
Space Charity
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Blackthorn Trust - helping disabled adults to achieve more

Blackthorn Trust is a charity which provides medical care, specialist therapies and rehabilitation through work placements within Blackthorn Garden. It aims to help people living with mental, physical and learning disabilities. The diverse range of activities offered enable you to acquire new skills and gain confidence to better deal with challenges.…
Telephone:
01622 828 382
E-mail:
garden@blackthorn.org.uk
Website:
www.blackthorn.org.uk/

Kent Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (KASBAH)

The Charity was founded by a group of parents of children with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus in 1966 with the aim of helping families in circumstances similar to their own. Today the service is open to people with a physical and/or learning disability and their families. KASBAH offers Independent…
Telephone:
01474 536501
E-mail:
admin@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
www.medwayfisd.com/.../service.page
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

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