Welcome to Short Breaks Hackney
Short Breaks Hackney

Discover short breaks in Hackney for children and young people

Activities for Children and Young People with a disability living in Hackney

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Introducing Short Breaks

What are Short Breaks?

Our Short Breaks allows a disabled young person to have an enjoyable break away from their main carer and give their carer a break from their caring responsibilities.

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Am I Eligible?

Short Breaks’ core offer is for young people who:

  • Are 5-17 years old (up until the day before your 18th birthday)
  • Live in Hackney permanently
  • Receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at Middle or High Rate or Personal Independent Payment (PIP) at Advanced
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Apply Now

You can now submit your Short Breaks application online. If you experience any problems using the online form please contact us at short.breaks@hackney.gov.uk or 020 8356 6796.

Got a question? Find answers about the Hackney Short Breaks scheme on our FAQ page >