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UPDATE Short Breaks COVID-19 Flexible offer July – August

30 July 2020

Dear Parent/Carer,

We hope you and your family are all keeping well.

Due to the impact of COVID 19, a number of children and young people are not able to access their usual Short Breaks, either because the carer is unavailable,  the Short Breaks provider has had to close/cancel their activities or because you are unable to spend your Individual Budget on your prepaid card.

In these current exceptional circumstances we would like to offer families some flexibility to the standard Short Breaks offer, we will be allowing families the opportunity to purchase equipment that promotes play and creativity so that they are able to continue supporting the development and stimulation of their child or young person.

For the full information please see here.

Text Message Update Service

We have recently launched a Text Message service so that we can notify you of Short Breaks updates and info more quickly. If you have recently changed your phone number its important that you please give the team a call on 020 8356 6796, so that we can update your contact on our system.

If you need help or support during this time, please do not hesitate to contact the team by phone 020 8356 6796 or email Short.Breaks@hackney.gov.uk