Support, equipment, short breaks and care for disabled children and those caring for them
We believe that the basic needs for disabled children are no different from those of any other child. But we recognise that some disabled children have additional needs, or face additional barriers which inhibit and prevent their inclusion in society. And it is those children, that we endeavour to support.
This service covers:
The team works closely with colleagues in the Health and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities services.
Phone: 0300 123 2224
The Short Breaks Service is available to families of disabled children and young people living in Somerset aged 0 – 18 years.
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Short Breaks Summer Activity Calendar 2019
Short Breaks Summer Newsletter 2019
Short Break Club Activities Newsletter
Short Breaks Statement
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Short Breaks Activity Day Passes 2019 2020
Youth Equipment Store Flyer
If you have received confirmation from the Short Breaks Team about an activity day booking with a reference number you can use the form below to complete your payment.
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