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Respite care and short breaks

Imago Short Breaks

Imago delivers two new and innovative programmes for our Short Breaks Service for disabled children and young people in Kent. Youth Cafés for 8-15 year olds, focusing on building confidence, participation, life skills and independence. (2hrs once a fortnight) Saturday Clubs for 15-19 year olds,…
Telephone:
0300 111 1110
E-mail:
shortbreaks@imago.community
Website:
www.imago.community/.../Short-Breaks-Service
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

Pegasus Playscheme

Holiday Club
Pegasus Playscheme provide Good Quality support and services for children with a variety of severe and complex disabilities. We operate a 3 week summer playscheme, offering activities for children with disabilities and severe learning difficulties. Each child is supported 1-1  by an local able bodied…
Telephone:
01304201151
E-mail:
pegasus1986@btinternet.com
Website:
https://www.pegasusplayscheme.com

IMAGO

We deliver a range of services and projects; supporting independence, reducing social isolation and creating opportunities, for some of the most vulnerable in our communities. In addition we help voluntary and community sector organisations operate more effectively by offering a range of information, advice, resources,…
Telephone:
01892 530330
E-mail:
hello@imago.community
Website:
www.imago.community/

Action for Children

Action for Children helps more than 300,000 children, young people, parents and carers through 650 projects across the UK. We also promote social justice by lobbying and campaigning for change. Today, Action for Children is the leading UK provider of family and community centres, children's…
Website:
Action for Children
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)

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

West Malling day centre for older people

Rotary House day centre offers a drop-in club; companionship/befriending home visits; hand care; footcare; hairdressing and help with bathing. The service welcomes people living with mental illness.
Telephone:
01732 871746
E-mail:
info@ageconcernmalling.org.uk
Website:
www.ageconcernmalling.co.uk/

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