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Respite care and short breaks

Evolve - supporting both Young Carers and their disabled sibling

The project supports both Young Carers and their disabled sibling to get the right help at the right time through a variety of interventions for the family; aiming to reduce social isolation, increase confidence and self-esteem. The service provides opportunities and signposting for the disabled sibling…
Telephone:
0300 111 1110
E-mail:
evolve@imago.community
Website:
https://www.imago.community/.../Evolve
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

Kent Community Foundation - Funding for young people with disabilities

Please note this funding is only applicable to the following criteria: The individual or family being nominated must be a resident of Kent or Medway There must be a demonstrable financial disadvantage underlying the request (e.g. the family are reliant on benefits or out of…
Telephone:
01303 814500
01303 815152
E-mail:
joanne@kentcf.org.uk
Website:
https://kentcf.org.uk/.../individuals
Age Range:
11-18, 19-25, 0-5, Suitable for all ages, 6-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Physical sensory/medical

Brogdale CIC

Brogdale CIC is a Community Interest Company that specialises in providing exciting, fun, educational activities and work experience for disabled young people.  The organisation has six college sites across Ashford, Faversham Iwade, Sittingbourne and (newly) the Isle of Sheppey. We have a range of clubs for fun social…
Telephone:
07812416344
E-mail:
info@brogdalecic.co.uk
Website:
http:\\brogdalecic.co.uk
Age Range:
11-18, 19-25
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

Craegmoor

Craegmoor, part of the Priory Group of Companies, is a leading national provider of specialist community based support and enablement services for people who have individual needs associated with a learning disability, autism, Asperger’s syndrome, or a mental health condition.
Telephone:
0808 2569331
Website:
www.craegmoor.co.uk

Gravesend SAND day centre - for adults living with autism

Students who attend The National Autistic Society Centre, Kent (Sand) office are working towards Information Technology (IT) certificates. Communication groups are designed to encourage listening, observation skills as well as peer interaction and understanding of verbal and physical language. Work groups examine everyday situations and…
Telephone:
020 3326 1200 / 01474 535057
E-mail:
se.services@nas.org.uk
Age Range:
18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Autism

Bluebells Residential Short Break Service

Bluebells is situated in the quiet village of Detling. The village has easy access to the M20 and a regular bus service to Maidstone, the nearest big town. The home has its own minibus. Bluebells was built on the site of the old primary school…
Telephone:
01622 631795
E-mail:
bluebells@kent.gov.uk

Fairlawn Residential Short Break Service

Fairlawn Residential Short Break Service is run by Kent County Council in partnership with Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust. It offers a friendly and vibrant home from home for children and young people aged 5-18 who have disabilities. Facilities include; 7 bedrooms (some specifically…
Telephone:
01233 621803
E-mail:
fairlawn@kent.gov.uk
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 5-10
Disablities:
Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex

Southfields

Southfields is a Care Quality Commission registered, residential service that provides short breaks care service to adults with a learning disability, Autism and behaviours that challenge. This can be for a short break away from home, support during transition from one service to another or…
Telephone:
01233 620256
E-mail:
Southfields@kent.gov.uk

Kent Friendz holiday and weekend activities Sevenoaks

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:
01622 863 831
E-mail:
info@symboltrust.org
Website:
https://www.symboltrust.org/.../kentfriendz
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

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