CHILDREN’S TEAM

  • The Children’s Team provide a range of services supporting children and young people, plus their families, in Dorset
  • The aim of the team is to enable families that have children with physical and/or learning disabilities to cope day to day in the knowledge that their child is safe, supported and cared for
  • Opportunities are also given to siblings to attend play sessions with their brother or sister while parents can benefit from various information and support services.
  • The team offer short breaks during the weekend and overnight, provide practical support in the home and out in the local community, plus holiday, weekend and after-school activities to ensure those young people with disabilities live life to the full.
  • By supporting the charity’s Children’s Team you can help us ensure all the children we support have an enjoyable childhood while enabling us to enhance and build our lifelong goal to help families cope with the pressures they face caring for a child with lifetime disabilities.

What we offer…

Overnight and day short breaks for children and young people aged between two and 19. Providing them a safe and fun place, giving parents some breathing space, time for life’s other tasks or to spend quality time with their other children.

Provides a range of services for children and young people while supporting many families in Dorset, including play sessions during the school holidays, a youth club for teenagers with disabilities and an advice and guidance service for parents.

Provides fun holiday activities for children and young people with disabilities during every school holiday, an after school club for children to attend during term time and a weekend club for children to hang out and have lots of fun.

Provides care in the home and out in the community for children and young people aged 0 to 18. The service enables parents to spend time with their other children, go to work or have some of their own time knowing that their child with disabilities is being cared for.

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