Action for Children - Short Breaks, Northampton

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Address:
Northampton
Telephone number:
01604 752553
Service description:

Action for Children's non-residential short breaks give children and young people with SEND an opportunity to relax, have fun, socialise, and make new friends. Youngsters will also have the chance to learn new things, try new activities, and build their confidence and independence. Parents can be assured that children are taking part in positive and enjoyable activities to grow and develop.

Northampton Youth Clubs - for those aged 8 –17 years

  • Tuesdays: 7pm to 9pm
    Weston Favell Youth Club – Olympus Care Services, Olympus House,
    Billing Brook Road, Weston Favell, Northampton, NN3 8JH
    £5.00 age 11 to 25
    Suitable for those with Autism (ASD), and/or a mild to moderate learning disability (MMLD)

  • Thursdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm
    Grange Park Youth Club – The Kairos Centre, Wilks Walk, Grange Park,
    Northampton, NN4 5DW
    £5:00 age 8 to 17
    Suitable for those with Autism (ASD), and/or a mild to moderate learning disability (MMLD).  

  • Saturdays 10.00am to 3.00pm
    Blackthorn Community Centre, Longmead Court, Northampton, NN3 8QD 
    £10 Age 8-17 

    Suitable for those with Autism (ASD), and/or a mild to moderate learning disability (MMLD), or profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).

  • Holiday Clubs - (school holidays only, excluding Christmas) for those aged 8–17 years

    Mondays 10:00 to 3.00pm
    Blackthorn Community Centre, Longmead Court, Northampton, NN3 8QD 
    Suitable for those with Autism (ASD), and/or a mild to moderate learning disability (MMLD), or profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).

    £10.00 ages 8 to 17
    £5.00 ages 5 to 8 (two hours only) 

    Wednesdays
    10.00am to 3.00pm
    Blackthorn Community Centre, Longmead Court, Northampton, NN3 8QD


    Suitable for those with Autism (ASD), and/or a mild to moderate learning disability (MMLD), or profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD)
    £10.00 ages 8 to 17
    £5.00 ages 5 to 8 (two hours only)    

Register your interest by calling Action for Children on 01604 752553 or by emailing northants.disability@actionforchildren.org.uk. A member of their team will respond to your enquiry and discuss your child's requirements.

These short breaks are commissioned by Northamptonshire Children's Trust.

Action for Children is a registered charity (no. 1097940).

Related Documents:

Age range:
5 years - 18 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • Self referral
Last updated on:
15/06/2022