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Respite care and short breaks

Kent Friendz holiday and weekend activities

We provide opportunities for children and young people with severe and complex needs, who cannot access mainstream clubs, to meet in a social/group setting. We offer: Saturday clubs holiday activities after school clubs 16+ evening clubs adults' activities home support services
Telephone:
01732 838183
E-mail:
chris.kentfriendz@hotmail.co.uk
Website:
www.kentfriendz.org.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10, 19-25, Suitable for all ages
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

Your Leisure Legacy Holiday Programme

The programme provides fun and exciting activities for disabled children and young people throughout the summer holidays.  It provides these young people with the opportunity to use the leisure centre facility to hae fun, meet new people and develop their social skills.  In providing this service we…
Telephone:
01843 868302
E-mail:
info@yourleisure.uk.com
Website:
yourleisure.uk.com/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10, 6-10
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

KASBAH Short Breaks

For young people, a 2hr session where you can meet new people, learn to cook, manage your own money, be more independent, achieve accredited awards and take part in many other activities.
Telephone:
07432 865175
E-mail:
shortbreaks@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
www.kasbah.org.uk/.../shortbreaks
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, Behaviour and learning

Pegasus Playscheme

School Holidays - only 3 weeks of the summer
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 by an local able bodied teenager. We go out on minibuses…
Telephone:
07789696358
E-mail:
pegasus1986@btinternet.com
Website:
Pegasus playscheme
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Behaviour and learning

We Are Beams

Our aim is to provide short breaks for children, young people and families which are enjoyable and help them to develop independence, personal and social skills and to have fun. These include Kidscamp (specialist play scheme for severe and/or complex needs); Play schemes (mixed abilities) After…
Telephone:
01322 668501
E-mail:
admin@wearebeams.org.uk
Website:
We Are Beams
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10, 11-18, 18-25 (Transition)
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

Commonwork Trust

Holiday club for 8-17yr olds  providing a natural break for children with additional needs and their families.  Activities are tailored to individual and group needs and include hands-on cooking, environmental arts, recycled art, brickmaking, den building, pond dipping, forest activities and gardening. Run during school…
Telephone:
01732 463255
E-mail:
julieE@boreplace.org
Website:
boreplace.org/.../what-we-offer

Choice Support - Carlton Day Centre

Sidcup, Kent About the Carlton Centre The Carlton Centre offers education, training and leisure opportunities for people with learning disabilities or autism. A modern and well-equipped building, the centre has flexible spaces and purpose-built facilities which include; a state-of-the-art special care suite, with ceiling hoists…
Telephone:
0800 0282 815
E-mail:
contactus@choicesupport.org.uk
Website:
https://www.choicesupport.org.uk

National Autistic Society

The UK's largest provider of specialist autism services.  In Kent they provide:  residential homes, respite & short breaks, daytime hubs, one-to-one support as well as their nationwide services:  helpline, carers support, diagnosis centre and Autism Services Directory
Telephone:
Helpline - 0808 800 4104
E-mail:
nas@nas.org.uk
Website:
www.autism.org.uk

Dover Community Service

Kent County Council community activities for people with learning disabilities. We put the individual at the heart of what we offer in Dover, Walmer and Deal. There is a large choice of activities to suit people of all abilities. This could be: making friends and…
Telephone:
03000 418264
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 19-25, 18-25 (Transition), Suitable for all ages

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