Welcome to Short Breaks Hackney
Short Breaks Hackney

Discover short breaks in Hackney for children and young people

Activities for young people in Hackney with physical, health and learning disabilities.

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Introducing Short Breaks

What are Short Breaks?

Our Short Breaks allow 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
  • Live in Hackney permanently
  • Receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at Middle or High Rate or Personal Independent Payment (PIP) at Intermediate or Advanced
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Download and Complete our application form SB Application Form New Update 25.10.2016 and provide written evidence that your child is in receipt of Disability Living Allowance at the Middle Rate (or above) or written confirmation from a health or education professional who works with the child/young person which demonstrates that they meet the criteria.

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