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Shared Care Scheme

Type of activity

Family based shared care. Short breaks for disabled children and young people in the carers home, day care and overnights.

The child gets the opportunity make new friends and join in activities with another family while parents get a break from caring. Please view the information leaflet.


Throughout the year.

Am I eligible to apply?

Children at the special schools and occasionally to disabled children and young people referred through the TAC process.

How much will it cost?


How do I apply?

Please contact the Disabled Children’s team whose Resource Panel will consider requests.

  • Disabled Children’s team - 01952 567300
  • Family Placement team - 01952 385882