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Short Breaks Menu

The Short Breaks menu displays the full range of universal, core and specialist short break provision for children and young people with disabilities, and their families, funded by Kensington & Chelsea or Westminster City Council during 2019/2020.

You can download the Short Breaks Menu by clicking here, or alternatively take a look at the tables below.

Use this resource to find activities that might benefit you and your child. 

 

Universal Services

Provider
(A-K)
Locality

Activity and Time (please confirm with provider)

Disability Age Range Address Phone Number Email and website Cost to parents/carers
A - Holmfield House North

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 8 Golborne Road, W11 5PE 0207 938 8400 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
B - St Quintin Children's Centre North

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 90 Highlever Road, W10 6PN 0208 968 2580 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
C - Clare Garden Children's Centre North

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 349 Westbourne Park Road, W11 1EG 0207 727 2725 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
D - Curve North

Creche 10am – 4pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Under 5’s Stay and Play (TERM TIME) 12pm – 2pm Thursda

Under 5 10 Bard Road, W10 6TP 0207 221 9836 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
E - Kensington Leisure Centre North

Mum’s club

Under 5 Silchester Road, W10 6EX 0203 793 8210 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
F - Little Wormwood Scrubs Play Hut North

Under 5’s Stay and Play (TERM TIME) Monday – Friday 10am – 1pm

N/A Under 5 Recreational Ground, W10 6AD 0208 969 7779 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
G - Cheyne Children's Centre South

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 10 Thorndike Close, SW10 0ST 0207 349 1650 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
H - Violet Melchett Children's Centre South

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 30 Flood Street, SW3 5RR 0207 938 8621 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
I - St Cuthbert with Matthias CE Primary School and Earl's Court Children's Centre South

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 Warwick Road, SW5 9UE 0207 373 8225 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
J - World's End Under-Fives South

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 18 Blantyre Street, SW10 0DS 0207 351 5871 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child
K - Chelsea Open Air Nursery School and Community Program South

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5 51 Glebe Place, SW3 5JE 0207 352 8374 Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child


 

Core Offer Services

Provider Locality

Activity and Time (please confirm with provider)

Disability Age Range Address Phone Number Email and website Cost to parents/carers
Portage - Bi-borough Service North

Portage is a Home Learning Service for the parents and carers of very young children with additional needs or recognised disabilities. Portage works in partnership with the child's family to build on the child's existing abilities and to foster the child's development. Portage Home Visitors visit on a weekly basis, and goals are discussed and set. The approach uses small steps to ensure success. 

0-3

Westminster (Mary Mbwana-Fernandes) 0207 641 6157

RBKC (Vicki Evans) 0207 938 8254

A - St Quintin's Centre for Disabled Children Service North

Monday to Friday: 10am - 6pm

Saturday: 10am - 4.30pm

Sunday: 11am - 3pm

Full disabled access

0-18

2A Wallingford Avenue, London, W10 6QB

0208 968 2570

stquintincwd@rbkc.gov.uk

B - Marlborough South

Saturdays and School Holidays

0-18 Marlborough Primary School, Draycott Avenue, London, SW3 3AP

020 8742 4993

084 5456 3233

C - Epic Youth Club South

Monday 6pm-9pm

Tuesday 3.30pm-5.30pm

Wednesday evening 6pm-9pm

Children and young people up to the age of 19, or 25 for those with a lifelong learning difficulty and/or disability 13-25 Chelsea Centre, Blantyre Street, London, SW10 0EQ

0207 349 9602

07739 313 673

info@epiccic.org.uk

www.epiccic.org.uk

D - Venture Playground North

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays

5-15 Venture Community Centre, 103a Wornington Road, London, W10 5YB 020 8960 3234

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

E - Solidarity Sports South

Saturdays and School Holidays

• Arts activities

• Sports

• Healthy  eating

• Educational group trips

• Mentoring projects

• Holidays in the UK and abroad

Less complex needs 6-12 Solidarity Sports, 21 Cheniston Gardens, London, W8 6TG 0207 376 0032

www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=JBL3tYPywbE&localofferchannel=10_9

info@solidaritysports.org

www.solidaritysports.org

F - Tresham Disabled Children's Centre North

Monday to Sunday

Various operating hours

All levels of need 0-18 27 Trehsam Crescent, NW8 8TW 0207 641 1553 klloyd@westminster.gov.uk
G - Churchill Gardens Primary School South

Monday to Friday

Some weekend and evening events. Contact the centre for activity times.

High level of need 0-18

Ranelagh Road, SW1V 3EU. 

The entrances are in Johnson's Place.

0207 641 5676 or 0207 641 5923 cdrakewilkes@westminster.gov.uk
H - Bessborough Family Hub South

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

0-18 Bessborough Centre, Bessborough Street, SW1V 2JD

Catherine Drake Wilkes - 0207 641 5676

Office - 0207 641 5923

cdrakewilkes@westminster.gov.uk
Bi-borough Inclusion Service

Monday to Sunday

Low level of additional needs 0-18 Rafael Grant  07712236525  rafeal.grant@rbkc.gov.uk


 

Assessed Services

If the above services do not meet your child’s needs, assessed services, which specialise for more complex needs are available following a light touch Social Work or Short Breaks assessment. Following this you could be entitled to a one off payment for your child or, for example, a yearly membership to Gambados which provides your child with discounts to multiple venues across the country, free Gambados entry all year round and more.

Please contact the Front Door on biboroughhealthnotifications@rbkc.gov.uk or 07925894176

Provider Locality

Activity and Time (please confirm with provider)

Disability Age Range Address Phone Number Email and website Cost to parents/carers
Fit for Sport

Monday to Friday: 7am - 7pm

Customer Service: 020 8742 4990

Bookings: 0845 456 3233

www.fitforsport.co.uk

enquiries@fitforsport.co.uk

Please contact provider as this varies depending on venue
Chelsea Playground

Term Time - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

School Holidays - Tuesday to Thursday 10am - 4pm

Children and young people with special needs and disabilities, and their sibilings and/or friends

Royal Hospital Grounds, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR

0207 352 6959

www.kids.org.uk/chelsea-adventure-playground1

sarah.oram@kids.org.uk

1:1 - £188

1:2 - £56.50

Please contact provider to book

Venture Playground

1:1 day session

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays

5-15 Venture Community Centre, 103a Wornington Road, London, W10 5YB

020 8960 3234

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

Cambridge School (holiday provision)

Saturday: 9am - 3pm

Holidays: 10am - 3pm

Over 8s and above - whole day

Cambridge School, 61 Bryony Road, W12 0SP

07541 902562

learnthroughplay@cshf.co.uk

2 hours on-site 1:1 (Under 8s) - £16 an hour

Group - £10 an hour for 2-4 children

Pick up an drop off may be possible but please contact the provider to find out. 

St Quintin's Centre for Disabled Children Service North

Monday to Friday: 10am - 6pm

Saturday: 10am - 4.30pm

Sunday: 11am - 3pm

Full disabled access 5-18 2a Wallingford Avenue, London, W10 6QB 0208 968 2570

stquintincwd@rbkc.gov.uk

Tresham Disabled Children's Centre North

Monday to Sunday

Various opening hours

All levels of need 0-18 27 Tresham Crescent, NW8 8TW 0207 641 1553

klloyd@westminster.gov.uk



Last Updated 18/12/2019

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