Short Breaks Consultation 3rd September - 11th November 2018

Sep 18 2018

Short Breaks Consultation 3rd September - 11th November 2018

Lambeth Council's Short Breaks contract expires on 21st March 2019 and they want to hear your views on new proposals for their short breaks programme.

Short breaks offer disabled children and young people, aged 5-19 years in Lambeth, opportunities to have fun, socialise, and learn new skills at afterschool clubs, weekend activities, or holiday programmes.

The consultation is open now and closes on Sunday 11th November 2018 at 11pm.

Details are here: https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/consultations/have-your-say-on-lambeths-short-breaks-consultation

For more information before you complete the survey:

Consultation drop-in sessions are being held around the borough during September, October and November and are detailed on the link above.
They will be coming to our next Lambeth Parent Forum & Contact Lambeth Come Together! Coffee Morning on Tuesday 2nd October, 10 - 12.30 at 336 Brixton Road SW9 7AA. All parents and carers of children and young people with SEND are welcome to come along.

Contact have a very good factsheet detailing what a short break is and what the law says https://contact.org.uk/media/1209734/short_breaks.pdf

Lambeth’s Local Offer has information about Lambeth’s current Short Breaks programme https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/send-local-offer/social-care/short-breaks-for-disabled-children

For more information please contact Rosemary Merricks at Lambeth Parent Forum
Website: http://www.lambethparentforum.com
Email:
Call: 020 7326 5270 / 07903 248077