Short Breaks

Take part in the Short Breaks programme to meet friends, relax, learn new skills and have fun

The Short Breaks service delivers fun, positive experiences for targeted children and young people with disabilities who live in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, enabling them to spend time away from their main carers, whilst also giving parents and carers a rest from caring duties.

GREENWICH

Programmes:

  • Holiday Club
  • Overnight breaks
  • Saturday Club

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHO CAN ATTEND SHORT BREAKS?

Young People with registered disabilities aged 13-17 who live in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

WHAT SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE?

Young people are accompanied by experienced and qualified staff members. 1:1 support is available for those who require it. Specialist transport to and from home is available on all sessions for an additional fee. 

IS A REFERRAL REQUIRED TO ATTEND?

Young People and parents/carers must contact the details below to register for the programme. Referrals can also be taken from social workers and schools.

WHAT ARE THE COSTS?

Transport during Saturdays and school holidays costs £25 per day, transport for Monday evening sessions cost £10 per day.

Contact: For more information about Short Breaks in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, email the Royal Greenwich Short Breaks team at short-breaks-referrals@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

For more information about the Short Breaks programme, email CACT's Short Breaks Coordinator, Steve Bannan, at Steve.Bannan@cact.org.uk

0208 921 3002

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