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New Short Breaks offer 2019/20

15 April 2019

The Short Breaks offer from 1st April 2019 – 31st March 2020 will be the following;

-110 hours to be used flexibly at your chosen Provider

-55 hours to use flexibly at your chosen Provider if you receive a care package with Social activities 

-If you access your short breaks via Individual Budget (IB) Pre paid card, you will receive a lump sum of money in 2 payments to buy activities of your choice (Please refer to your allocation letter or contact the short breaks team for the amount)
Please note: Payments are in the process of being raised on to your Pre Paid card.

 
-Children and young people that sign up for the short breaks offer later in the year will receive hours on a pro-rata basis.

 

-Have you emailed us your transaction list for last years money? We need to see this in order to raise your next payment. You can download a copy from the PFS site, then please email it to Short.Breaks@hackney.gov.uk

 

-Want to change your provider or move to IB? Please contact the team directly on 020 8356 6796. Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks handover to give notice to your provider and/or sign you up to IB.

 

Easter opening hours – The service will be closed from Friday 19th April and reopening on Tuesday 24th April