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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

Maidstone Mencap specialist saturday club

Our monthly specialist saturday clubs provide opportunities for children and young people with severe and complex needs, who cannot access mainstream clubs, to meet in a social/group setting.
Telephone:
01622 670464
E-mail:
help@mencap.org.uk
Website:
https://www.mencap.org.uk/.../maidstone-mencap-charitable-trust-ltd
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

Maidstone Mencap specialist school holiday activities

The specialist summer holiday scheme aims to provide an opportunity for children and young people with severe and complex needs who cannot access a mainstream summer holiday scheme to take part in fun activities. It also aims to ensure that families of these children receive…
Telephone:
01622 670464
E-mail:
help@mencap.org.uk
Website:
https://www.mencap.org.uk/.../maidstone-mencap-charitable-trust-ltd
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

mcch - 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@mcch.org.uk
Website:
https://www.mcch.org.uk

Meadowside

Meadowside is a residential service that provides respite care service (short stays) to adults with a learning disability. This can be for a short break away from home, support during transition from one service to another or emergency placement whilst waiting for other care to be…
Telephone:
01304 363445

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

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

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

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

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

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