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Organisations in Bristol that offer targeted short break services

Organisations in Bristol that offer targeted short break services

Organisations who offer targeted short break services for children and young people with SEND and the type of break they offer

The organisations we work with all provide targeted short breaks for carers and activities for disabled children and young people. 

WECIL

WECIL lead a service called Out and About, which includes:

  • WECIL youth clubs: for young people aged 13 to 18, regular sessions across the city including Saturday’s (young people need to attend the youth clubs in order to attend the Saturday trips)
  • WECIL transitions group: for young people aged 19 to 25 to help them with independent living skills
  • WECIL stay and play sessions: for children aged 5 to 12 and drop off play sessions for children aged 8 to 12, these are both usually on a Saturday
  • Time2Share @ Wecil: a befriending service
  • KHAAS: work with BAME children aged 5 to 19, who have Saturday clubs and days out during the holidays
  • National Autistic Society: hold regular out of school clubs for autistic children and young people, aged 8 to 12 and 13 to 18
  • Sense: hold regular sessions for children and young people aged 5 to 18 with sensory impairments

WECIL and SENSE also run a specialised holiday short breaks for young people aged 5 to 18.

For information about these services see the Out and About leaflet (pdf, 8.9MB) (opens new window) .

Holiday activities for children with autism 

FACE and the Bristol Autism Project offer inclusive family activities for children with autism during school holidays.