Surrey Short Breaks for Disabled Children
Many Short Breaks services in Surrey have now reopened in line with the roadmap out of lockdown published by the Government in February 2021. However, some schemes currently remain closed and others have restricted capacity or are open for reduced hours.
Surrey Care Association
Their members provide a full range of services across the county of Surrey for people needing either residential or home-based care. Surrey care service providers directory: https://www.surreycare.org.uk/find/find-care-service
Tourism for All
Provides information to the public, especially to all people with disabilities, on where their specific access needs can be met so that they can fully participate in travel and leisure : https://www.tourismforall.co.uk/
Offers day and community support services, supported employment, enhanced home living and support, training and skills for independence, and a professional social work practice team: www.surreychoices.com
Provides quality, person-centred activities for people within the learning disability community: www.dayspace.org
Aims to equip young disabled people with the skills and confidence they need in order to live independent and fulfilling lives: www.orpheus.org.uk
Us in a Bus
An independent, not-for-profit organisation, specialising in providing high quality, effective, innovative and unique services for people who are ‘difficult to reach’: www.usinabus.org.uk
Registered national disability charity based in Surrey providing services which enable and support people with complex disabilities to increase independence and improve opportunities for life: www.qef.org.uk
A cheerful and busy ‘workshop’ for retired and disabled people living in Oxted and surrounding areas: www.thewoodhousecentre.org.uk
Bloomin' Arts provides opportunities for people with learning difficulties to enjoy, develop skills perform and work in the arts. In their small, friendly workshops their highly experienced specialist artists are able to focus on individual skills and bring out the best in all.
Include.org offers a wide range of accredited and bespoke training opportunities, consultancy, home-based activities and speech and language therapy services – as well as providing enriching community activities, like The Include Choir.
The Include Choir
The Include Choir use Makaton signing when they sing, as well as lots of other Inclusive Communication techniques, so joining the choir is a great way to learn skills, as well as enjoying singing and performing together.
YMCA East Surrey - www.ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk
The River Thames Boat Project - www.thamesboatproject.org
Papercourt Sailing Club - www.papercourt-sc.org.uk
Community Golf - www.communitygolf.co.uk
Calvert Trust - www.calvert-trust.org.uk/lake-district/introduction
Horley Baptist Church - www.horleybaptist.org.uk/life-learning/praise-club
Residential and Community Support
Field Lane - www.fieldlane.org.uk
Avenues - www.welmede.org.uk
Transform - www.transformhousing.org.uk
Active Prospects - www.activeprospects.org.uk
Ashcroft - www.ashcroftsupport.com/supported_living/contact_ashcroft.htm
County Care - www.countycare.co.uk
Shooting Starchase - www.shootingstarchase.org.uk
Leonard Cheshire - www.leonardcheshire.org
Surrey Care Trust - www.surreycaretrust.co.uk/wp