St Quintin Centre for Disabled Children Service
Address: 2A Wallingford Avenue, London W10 6QB
Phone: 020 8968 2570
St Quintin is a new centre for Disabled Children and Young people providing a wide range of activities and clubs for Disabled Children and Young people aged 0-18 years. The centre is open 7 days a week throughout the year apart from bank holidays. It provides trips out and a range of fun activities.
The centre provides an advice and signposting service plus a mixture of term-time activities in the daytime for children under 5 years, such as Stay and Play, Playgroup and workshops with crèche support. In addition, there are sports, dancing, and drumming activities that children and young people can sign up to.
We will provide support and advice to mainstream Providers in a form of training, shadowing or equipment loan.
The range of activities and clubs for disabled children and young people and their families. includes the following:
As long as a family fits the St Quintin criteria for having a disabled child, they can be offered the services below as part of our Core Offer to families.
- Access to a Keyworker service for parents who need help in accessing services for their children aged 0-9yrs.
- Signposting for higher support packages or further support.
- Access to Sensory Toy Library. Free of charge.
- Access to Family Fun day weekends and in the holidays. Activities for the whole family to do together.
- Access to Stay and Play Monday-Friday from 10am-12 noon and Sunday from 11am-3pm.
- Access to the centre in the school holidays for Stay and Play, days and times as advertised. Free of charge.
- Access to any after school activity. One activity per family per term. These are charged at £10 per term and booked in advance. These are for children aged 5yrs-12yrs, activities include swimming, cooking, dance, arts and craft, sensory storytelling, yoga etc.
- Access to any after school youth activity. One activity per family per term. These are charged at £10 per term and booked in advance. These are for children aged 12yrs-17yrs, activities include Out and About in the community, cooking, dance, art projects, travel training and integration into local youth facilities.
- Access to Siblings Group. Free of charge. Trips out are chargeable at £5 per trip. Child has to be over 7yrs of age.
- Family Days Out in school Holidays. Charge of £10 per family.
- Access to activity days/sessions in school holidays such as, yoga sessions, swimming, arts sessions. Charge of £2.50/£5 depending on the activity per session. These are for children over 5yrs. Times vary.
- Access to Sunday Activity one Sunday a month - Charge of £2.50 per session. These are for children over 5yrs. Time: 10am-3pm.
- Holiday Project opportunities for young people to go away on an independent holiday. £80 per child.
- Parents training on courses such as Triple P, Autism Awareness, Makaton, First Aid and Early Bird. These can be booked via the Council's training website or contact the centre.
- Access to parenting workshops such as sensory and communication workshops. Free of charge.
- Support to access mainstream youth clubs, including travel training, work experience and community based activities.
- Support to access Inclusion Mainstream Community Learning settings.
- Access to join our Parents Committee run by our parents.
- Day-Time programmes and workshops for parents and carers. Free of charge.
Holiday and Saturday care
We also provide after school, Holiday and Saturday care which can be accessed through an assessment.
A child with a disability between the age of 0 and 18 who is substantially affected in their everyday living by one or more of the following:
- Global developmental delay
- A learning disability
- A sensory impairment
- A physical impairment
- Chronic ill health or medical problems
- A serious life limiting or terminal illness
- A severe communication or language disorder
- An Autistic Spectrum disorder and who is not able to access other services
Can be made directly by the family or by professionals involved with the family.
Referrals from families can be made by phone, email or by completing a short application form
Referrals by professionals are made by completing a referral form available from the St Quintin Centre.
Accessing the centre is achieved by completing a St Quintin Application with supporting evidence (provision of ID, evidence of being on Joint Disability Register (if available), and evidence of Disability Living Allowance).
The decision about accessing the service is made by the Manager of St Quintin.
How to find us
We are based in North Kensington.
Tube: Ladbroke Grove or Latimer Road (Hammersmith and City)
Buses: 52, 7, 23, 70