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Short Breaks - Summer 2020

31 Jul 2020,

The Specialist Inclusion Project Offer: Tier 2 young people short breaks

Nellbank/ Buckden House/ Ingleborough Hall – Offering session social distanced fro families to enjoy outdoor centres – booking via Nicola Norris on nicola.norris@bradford.gov.uk – At this time this is for families for children with a disability aged 0-25 years. This has been on-going for a few week and is very popular with our families. We have also supported many new families, who will enjoy accessing our services in the future

Inclusion in the Park: 2 hours supported play sessions in bubbles in parks across the district. Max 6 per bubble and 8 bubbles per day. Applications from to Specialist.Inclusion.Project@bradford.gov.uk Start 10th August -4th September 2020. This is for Tier 2 Families. This is open to all families that meet our criteria

SNOOP: Offering short breaks to Tier 2 young people – These young people already attend as this their assessed  short break

ACTIVE: Offering short breaks to Tier 2 young people - These young people already attend as this their assessed  short break

Light of the World: Offering short breaks to Tier 2 young people – focus on 5-11 year olds. limited services.

Wider SIP supported groups and SB sessions:

  • Bradford Disabilities Sports - Is closed this summer
  • SNOOP Climbing Wall and DP work - Is open – bookings only - on reduced capacity with social distancing measures this summer.
  • Inn Churches – Cookery session are open –bookings only - on reduced capacity with social distancing measures this summer. https://innchurches.co.uk/cooking/page/8/  (this was Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of food)
  • The Big Swing is open – bookings only - on reduced capacity with social distancing measures this summer.
  • LS29 Summer Scheme – is open bookings only - are open offering family and individual support – bookings only www.ls29time.co.uk
  • Bradford City Football Club – summer camps are closed, however football training has reopened on a Tuesday evening, bookings only - on reduced capacity with social distancing measures this summer
  • Chellow Heights Stay and Play - Is closed this summer
  • Phoenix Stay and Play - Is closed this summer
  • NCS - Mainstream 15-17years – open for “Keep the good going” volunteering that may be suitable for some of our young people and the information has been shared
  • Toy Library: Are offering online meet ups, food boxes and activity packages delivered to the home.  They have offered some great sensory toys and activities to family over the lockdown. Alongside offering kitchen equitment such as free microwaves and utensils that some families lacked. Many of our families have benefited from these changes and additional offers of service and support.
  • Sports works: Are offering online classes with activity packs delivered to home, Sport works are supporting with ensuring young people have additional access to food boxes they have been funded to provide to tier 2/ universal families in the area of Sedbergh Center from school holiday hunger funding.
  • Bradford Down syndrome Support – no activities this summer.
  • Youth services – have been offering online sessions
  • AWARE – Are offering joint session with families in their centre.
  • CBS Sports Camps – are running in Oakworth Keighley all summer – although mainstream, we have directed suitable families to the provision.  

While summer looks very different from last summer - considerably smaller in offer, it isn’t without some support. Here is hoping the end of 2020 offers the opportunity to get many more up and running in some capacity, and normality is hopefully not in the not so distant future.

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