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Respite care and short breaks

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

Me2 Programme

MY Trust's Me2 programme aims to counter the negative attitudes and social barriers that often prevent young people with a disability or additional need from being included in mainstream youth provisions.  This is achieved by bringing together young people with a disability with non-disabled peer…
Telephone:
01622 351150
01634 959090
07525 324949
E-mail:
sue.maidens@themytrust.org
Website:
www.themytrust.org/.../me2-programme

Making A Difference

    Making A Difference is a Short breaks/respite care service that delivers a range of community-based activities providing opportunities for children and young people with disabilities/challenging behaviours to have enjoyable social experiences away from their parents/carers.In delivering professional one to one support, we provide…
Telephone:
+447894554819
E-mail:
natasha.nagi@makingadifference.cc
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

Gravesend Riverside Active Lives Network - day activities for adults with disabilities

Riverside aims to promote independence for adults with physical and sensory disabilities. It offers a wide range of daytime activities and learning opportunities. The service works with people to build their confidence and skills, opening up new opportunities.
Telephone:
01474 354329
E-mail:
riverside.activelives@aol.com
Website:
www.riverside-activelives.org.uk/.../Activities.htm

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

Imago

Imago Community (formerly Voluntary Action within Kent) is a Registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee, working across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London to ‘promote, develop and facilitate social action, supporting independence and empowering communities’ We deliver a range of services and projects; supporting…
Telephone:
01892 530330
E-mail:
hello@imago.community
Website:
www.imago.community/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Autism

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…
Telephone:
0300 123 2112
E-mail:
ask.us@actionforchildren.org.uk
Website:
Action for Children
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)

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