Short Breaks-Activities & Events
You can find short breaks using the tabs on the left hand side of this page. The short breaks are categorized into activities and events; for all, with support and with specialist support.
Link tabs provided below are further directories of activities, events, support groups and in the Bradford District.
Use the Schools Out link to see what's on for all children and young people in the school holidays.
Summer activities for children with disabilities
Find activities for children and young people here
Find sports and leisure activities/clubs here Find one off activities/events here
Families Information Service (FIS) find childcare, activities and services in your area here
FIS Facebook find childcare, up to date activities, holiday clubs and family support in your area here
Look for children and adult care, support and activities "Connect 2 Support" here
Find an event in your area
Use the Find an event button above to search for events in your local area, it details outdoor events, activities, walks, fairs, festivals and arts and music activities within the district for all children and young people. The events currently listed within Find an event in your area come from Bradford Councils “What’s on Guide” and “Visit Bradford” directories.
Find local support groups Find local support groups for families
Use the buttons above to find a number of local organisations who provide support to children and young people with additional needs and parents and carers with a child/ren who have additional needs. They usually involve activities and informal groups, meeting up to give support to each other.
Groups may be for parents or carers of children with specific conditions, children and young people with additional or specific needs or cover certain geographical areas. Support groups may offer advice over the telephone, social activities, coffee mornings, meetings and training sessions.
Find organisations who provide information for children and young people and their families
Short Breaks is the term used to describe any sort of leisure activity a young person goes to. Watch our Short Breaks Video below made by and for young people with additional needs in Bradford district.
If you're not sure which Short Break is right for you or want to discuss the opportunities available over the phone contact:
Bradford Families Information Service or call 01274 437503.
Max Cards (discount cards)
Max Cards (activity discount cards) are available via the Bradford Parents' Forum for families with a disabled child or young person who is in receipt of DLA at any level. Cards cost £2.50 and are valid for two years. To apply and find out more click here
DCIS & LO Online Newsletter for families
If you live in the Bradford district there is an online newsletter bringing you up to date news and information from the Disabled Children's Information Service (DCIS) and Bradford's Local Offer.
It has lots of useful information on services in Bradford, activities, parents' stories, articles, latest news, local support groups, resources and much more.
To find out more about information for children and young people in the Bradford district with additional needs visit the main page of the Local Offer website and subscribe to the online newsletter within the stay in touch section.
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