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Short Breaks Menu

Short Breaks Menu

The Short Breaks menu displays the full range of universal, core and specialist short break provision for children and young people with disabilities, and their families, funded by Kensington & Chelsea or Westminster City Council during 2019/2020.

You can download the Short Breaks Menu by clicking here, or alternatively take a look at the tables below.

Use this resource to find activities that might benefit you and your child. 


Universal Services

Provider

Borough

Activity and Time (please confirm with provider)

Age Range

Address

Phone Number

Email and website

Cost to parents/carers

A - Holmfield House

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

8 Golborne Road, W10 5PE

0207 938 8400

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=id_WOb9L1Oo

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

B - Clare Garden Children's Centre

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

349 Westbourne Park Road, W11 1EG

0207 727 2725

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=1fBQqRq7TxE

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

C – The Curve Community Centre

RBKC

Creche 10am – 4pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Under 5’s Stay and Play (TERM TIME) 12pm – 2pm Thursday

Under 5

10 Bard Road, W10 6TP

0207 221 9836

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=4hbx06mGykA

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

D - Kensington Leisure Centre

RBKC

Mum’s club

Under 5

Silchester Road, W10 6EX

0203 793 8210

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=iE2EiwgFXbo

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

E - Little Wormwood Scrubs Play Hut

RBKC

Under 5’s Stay and Play (TERM TIME) Monday – Friday 10am – 1pm

Under 5

Recreational Ground, W10 6AD

0208 969 7779

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=vbQ2_-n9CLg

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

F - Violet Melchett Children's Centre

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

30 Flood Street, SW3 5RR

0207 938 8621

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=m8WL06RwnmE

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

G - St Cuthbert with Matthias CE Primary School and Earl's Court Children's Centre

RBKC

Regular activities and Creche

 Monday through to Friday

Under 5

Warwick Road, SW5 9UE

0207 373 8225

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=BSV6qM89zk8

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

H - World's End Under-Fives

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

18 Blantyre Street, SW10 0DS

0207 351 5871

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=n8r3Q0WGxK0

 

info@weu5c.org

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

I - Chelsea Open Air Nursery School and Community Program

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

51 Glebe Place, SW3 5JE

0207 352 8374

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=epKycxb_gRQ

 

info@coans.rbkc.sch.uk

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

J – Earls Court Community Nursery and Family Centre

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

65 Philbeach Gardens, SW5 9EE

0207 835 1817

 

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=QMvJaTHGUX8

earlscourt@leyf.org.uk

 

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

K – Golborne & Maxilla Children’s Centre

RBKC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

2a Bevington Road, W10 5TN

020 8968 5622

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=0CSkwJ3FMTw

 

info@golborne.rbkc.sch.uk

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

L – Church Street Children’s Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

4 Lilestone Street, NW8 8SU

020 7641 5435 or 020 7641 5436

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=RsoSGWFdnfo&localofferchannel=0

 

office@portmancentre.co.uk

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

M – Queen’s Park Children’s Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

88 Bravington Road, W9 3AL

 

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=D7FJujyB-_A&localofferchannel=0

 

hello@creativefuturesuk.com

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

N – Beethoven Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

Third Avenue, W10 4JL

 

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=CRqUshSxabI&localofferchannel=0

 

hello@creativefuturesuk.com

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

O – Stowe Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

258 Harrow Road, W2 5ES

0208 964 2700

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=0hKffXqY90Y

 

hello@creativefuturesuk.com

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

P – Dorothy Gardner Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

293 Shirland Road, W9 3JY

020 8969 5835

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=U0d-GiWagpM&localofferchannel=0

 

office@dorothygardner.co.uk

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

Q – Newpin Family Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

21 Gateforth Street, NW8 8EQ

0207 724 6765

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=RLVT7a00vb0&localofferchannel=0

 

stpaulsnewpin@yahoo.co.uk

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child

R – Portman Early Childhood Centre

WCC

Regular activities Monday through to Friday

Under 5

Lilestone Street, NW8 8SU

0207 641 5436

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=Ehrk-fY-jf0&localofferchannel=0

 

office@portmancentre.co.uk

Free to all families with a child aged under 5 who live in the borough, and for families expecting a child


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Core Offer Services

Core offer is a great way to access mainstream and specialist provision that supports children and young people with SEND. These services do not require an assessment and can be accessed via contacting the provider below, some activities may cost money. Please note - Transport is not offered for core offer activities – please see our transport criteria HERE (need to hyperlink) for more information. There are strict criteria that families have to meet for transport, which is typically provided as part of an assessed package of care.

 

Provider

Borough

Activity and Time (please confirm with provider)

Disability

Age Range

Address

Phone Number

Email and website

Portage - Bi-Borough Service

Bi-Borough

Portage is a Home Learning Service for the parents and carers of very young children with additional needs or recognised disabilities. Portage works in partnership with the child's family to build on the child's existing abilities and to foster the child's development. Portage Home Visitors visit on a weekly basis, and goals are discussed and set. The approach uses small steps to ensure success. 

0-5

All referrals through Jade Noble:

Jade.Noble@rbkc.gov.uk

Alternatively, please contact duty:

 

DC Support Service Duty Number: 020 7361 2048

DC Support Service Duty Email: biboroughdctsupportduty@rbkc.gov.uk

A - St Quintin's Centre for Disabled Children Service

RBKC

Variety of Activities to book

Please call centre to get Further Info

Full disabled access

5-18

2A Wallingford Avenue, London, W10 6QB

0208 968 2570

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=f6_XqZWu1tM&localofferchannel=0

Rupert.taylor@rbkc.gov.uk

C – Lancaster Youth Club

 

Bi-Borough

Monday to Friday various times

Fully integrated club which caters for young people between the ages of 5-25

5-25

128a Lancaster Road

LONDON

W11 1QS

0207 313 6547

Early Help RBKC - 020 7598 4601 or 020 7361 4129

earlyhelp@rbkc.gov.uk

FIS WCC - 07971 625 922

FIS@westminster.gov.uk

D – Little Wormwood Scrubs

 

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

5-15

Dalgarno Gardens

London

W10 6AD

020 8 960 3234 or 020 8969 7779

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

E -Notting Hill Adventure Playground

 

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

5-15

103a Wornington Road, London, W10 5YB

0208 960 3234

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=8nR-oa1gymQ

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

melissa@venturecentre.org.uk

F – Wiltshire Close

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

5-15

Wiltshire Close Estate
Rosemoor Street SW3 2NS

0208 960 3234

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

G – Flashpoint Centre

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

5-15

World's End Estate Blantyre Street Chelsea

LONDON

SW10 0DS

0208 960 3234

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/contactsdirectory/az.aspx?orgid=609

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

H - Solidarity Sports

Bi-Borough

Saturdays and School Holidays

• Arts activities

• Sports

• Healthy eating

• Educational group trips

• Mentoring projects

• Holidays in the UK and abroad

Less complex needs

6-12

Solidarity Sports, 21 Cheniston Gardens, London, W8 6TG

0207 376 0032

www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=JBL3tYPywbE&localofferchannel=10_9

info@solidaritysports.org

www.solidaritysports.org

I - Tresham Disabled Children's Centre

WCC

Monday to Sunday

Various operating hours

All levels of need

0-18

27 Tresham Crescent, NW8 8TW

0207 641 1553

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=Hb8ZbVn90Rk

 

klloyd@westminster.gov.uk

J - Bessborough Family Hub

WCC

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

0-18

Bessborough Centre, Bessborough Street, SW1V 2JD

Catherine Drake Wilkes - 0207 641 5676

Office - 0207 641 5923

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=jYA1xFNZnyY

 

cdrakewilkes@westminster.gov.uk

K - Bi-borough Inclusion Service (Short Breaks)

Bi-Borough

Monday to Sunday

Low level of additional needs

0-18

TBC 

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=STRazl94CsQ

 

rupert.taylor@rbkc.gov.uk

L – Bi-borough Inclusion Service (SEN Outreach)

 

Bi-Borough

Monday to Friday

 

0-18

 

See details in next box

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=DehJ0k9llb4

 

General Service Enquiry - Steve Comber - steve.comber@rbkc.gov.uk and Anna Selwyn - aselwyn@westminster.gov.uk

 

M – Canal Side Centre

Bi-Borough

Monday to Sunday and facilitates holiday programme events

 

0-25

Canalside Activity Centre Canal Close
Ladbroke Grove
London

W10 5AY

020 8968 4500

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=LhdygN2hnXI&localofferchannel=0

 

 

N – Rugby Portobello Trust

Bi-Borough

Monday to Sunday and facilitates holiday programme events

 

0-18

The Rugby Portobello Trust
221 Walmer Road
London
W11 4EY

020 7229 2928

https://www.rugbyportobello.org.uk/

 

info@rpt.org.uk

O - Horniman’s Adevtnure Play Centre

Bi-Borough

Monday to Sunday and facilitates holiday programme events

 

5-16

32 Southern Row
North Kensington
London

W10 5AN

020 8969 5740

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=T_yfTgb0KuY&localofferchannel=10_6

 

admin@hornimansadventure.com

P – Four Feather’s Youth Club

Bi-Borough

Monday to Sunday and facilitates holiday programme events

 

8-25

12 ROSSMORE ROAD
LONDON

NW1 6NJ

Andrew Mederick 

 

0207 723 8308

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=R64-tZFCYVY

 

 

Q – Earls Court Youth Club

Bi-Borough

Various days from 6pm onwards

 

9-25

120 Ifield Road, London, Earls Court, SW10 9AF

02073737970

 

 

info@earlscourtyouthclub.co.uk

 

http://www.earlscourtyouthclub.co.uk/

 

R – Harrow Youth Club

Bi-Borough

Tuesday

Junior Youth Club: 15.30-18.00

Senior Youth Club: 18.15-21.45

 

Friday

Junior Youth Club: 15.30-18.00

Senior Youth Club: 18.15-21.45

 

8-24

187 Freston Rd, Notting Hill, London W10 6TH

020 8969 2528

https://www.harrowclubw10.org/youth-clubs/harrow-club/

S – Chelsea Youth Club

Bi-Borough

Various days from 6pm onwards

 

11-19

Blantyre St, Chelsea, London SW10 0EQ

020 7349 9602

simon.melbourne@harrowclubw10.org

 

07807 097980

T – Active Westminster – Edutain and Edutain Plus

WCC

Various days and times

 

8-16

Various locations please contact

Leonard Lionel

07891386688

leonard.lionel@sportwestminster.org

 

ryan.denys@sportwestminster.org

U – Little Venice Sports Centre

Bi-Borough

Thursday (term-time only)

4.30 - 6pm

 

Please contact for more information

Little Venice Sports Centre, 10 Crompton St, London W2 1ND

 

 

https://disabilitysportscoach.co.uk/community-clubs/club-westminster/

V – Safe Haven Basketball

Bi-Borough

Please contact Emma Colverd

 

11-18

College Park School, Garway Road, W2 4PH

Emma Colverd

07813778409

Emma.colverd@safehavenbasketball.co.uk

 

 

Assessed Services

If the above services do not meet your child’s needs, assessed services, which specialise for more complex needs are available following a light touch Social Work or Short Breaks assessment. Following this you could be entitled to a one-off payment for your child or, for example, a yearly membership to Gambados which provides your child with discounts to multiple venues across the country, free Gambados entry all year round and more.

Please contact Short Breaks Family Navigator on biboroughhealthnotifications@rbkc.gov.uk or 07925894176.

Alternatively, contact: Short Breaks Duty on 020 7361 2048 or DC Support Service Duty biboroughdctsupportduty@rbkc.gov.uk

 

Provider

Locality

Activity and Time (please confirm with provider)

Disability

Age Range

Address

Phone Number

Email and website

Cost to parents/carers

A - Fit for Sport

Bi-Borough

Monday to Friday: 7am - 7pm

5-18

N/A

Customer Service: 
020 8742 4990

Bookings: 
0845 456 3233

www.fitforsport.co.uk

enquiries@fitforsport.co.uk

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=BvfL1BznHgk

Please contact provider as this varies depending on venue

B - Chelsea Playground

RBKC

Term Time - Saturday: 10am - 4pm

School Holidays - Tuesday to Thursday 10am - 4pm

Children and young people with special needs and disabilities, and their siblings and/or friends

5-18

Royal Hospital Grounds, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR

0207 352 6959

www.kids.org.uk/chelsea-adventure-playground1

sarah.oram@kids.org.uk

1:1 - £188

1:2 - £56.50

Please contact provider to book

C – Rugby Portobello Trust

Bi-Borough

Monday to Sunday and facilitates holiday programme events

0-18

The Rugby Portobello Trust
221 Walmer Road
London
W11 4EY

020 7229 2928

https://www.rugbyportobello.org.uk/

 

info@rpt.org.uk

Offered as part of Short Breaks Service Holiday Programme offer

D - Cambridge School (holiday provision)

Bi-Borough

Saturday: 9am - 3pm

Holidays: 10am - 3pm

Over 8s and above - whole day

5-18

Cambridge School, 61 Bryony Road, W12 0SP

07541 902562

learnthroughplay@cshf.co.uk

2 hours on-site 1:1 (Under 8s) - £16 an hour

Group - £10 an hour for 2-4 children

Pick up an drop off may be possible but please contact the provider to find out. 

E - St Quintin's Centre for Disabled Children Service

RBKC

Variety of Activities to book

Please call centre to get Further Info

Full disabled access

5-18

2A Wallingford Avenue, London, W10 6QB

0208 968 2570

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=f6_XqZWu1tM&localofferchannel=0

Rupert.taylor@rbkc.gov.uk

In-house disabled children’s centre run by RBKC Short Breaks Service. CYP attend here as part of an allocated package of support

F - Tresham Disabled Children's Centre

WCC

Monday to Sunday

Various operating hours

All levels of need

5-18

27 Tresham Crescent, NW8 8TW

0207 641 1553

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=Hb8ZbVn90Rk

 

klloyd@westminster.gov.uk

In-house disabled children’s centre run by Westminster Short Breaks Service. CYP attend here as part of an allocated package of support

G -Marlborough Primary School

 

RBKC

Holidays and Saturday’s only – run by St Quintin’s Centre

 

5-18

Draycott Avenue

London

SW3 3AP

Contact Grace Barrett on 020 8968 2570 or 0773 9315 107

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=jb9ILyLPDCU

 

grace.barrett@rbkc.gov.uk

Please contact Grace at St Quintin’s for information

H – Little Wormwood Scrubs

 

 

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

 

5-15

Dalgarno Gardens

London

W10 6AD

020 8 960 3234 or 020 8969 7779

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

Accessible through Short Breaks Inclusion on 1:3

I -Notting Hill Adventure Playground

 

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

 

5-15

103a Wornington Road, London, W10 5YB

0208 960 3234

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=8nR-oa1gymQ

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

melissa@venturecentre.org.uk

Accessible through Short Breaks Inclusion on 1:3

J – Wiltshire Close

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

 

5-15

Wiltshire Close Estate
Rosemoor Street SW3 2NS

0208 960 3234

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

Accessible through Short Breaks Inclusion on 1:3

K – Flashpoint Centre

Bi-Borough

Services offered Monday through to Sunday including holidays.

 

 

5-15

World's End Estate Blantyre Street Chelsea

LONDON

SW10 0DS

0208 960 3234

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/contactsdirectory/az.aspx?orgid=609

www.venturecentre.org.uk

info@venturecentre.org.uk

Accessible through Short Breaks Inclusion on 1:3

L - Solidarity Sports

Bi-Borough

Saturdays and School Holidays

• Arts activities

• Sports

• Healthy eating

• Educational group trips

• Mentoring projects

• Holidays in the UK and abroad

Less complex needs

6-12

Solidarity Sports, 21 Cheniston Gardens, London, W8 6TG

0207 376 0032

www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=JBL3tYPywbE&localofferchannel=10_9

info@solidaritysports.org

www.solidaritysports.org

 Please contact provider as this varies depending on venue

M – QEII (Queen Elizabeth School) Playscheme

Bi-Borough

Playscheme accessible through Tresham Centre

Complex health needs only

5-18

Kennet Road
London

W9 3LG

Tresham centre - 0207 641 1553

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=Hb8ZbVn90Rk

 

klloyd@westminster.gov.uk

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee School - https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=SwcfouZlsVY

Please contact Tresham to book

N - Churchill Gardens Youth Club run by Tresham Centre

 

WCC

Holiday programme only

 

5-18

Churchill Gardens Rd
Pimlico

SW1V 3JA

Tresham centre - 0207 641 1553

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=6CAHGA1dtKM

Please contact Tresham to book

O - Queensmill school

 

Bi-Borough

Afterschool and holidays

Only for those Queensmill children and young people who attend the school

5-18

1 Askham Road
London

W12 0NW

020 8740 8112

office@queensmill.lbhf.sch.uk

 

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/service.page?id=yzDpGzTtaf0

Please contact Queensmill directly

P - After School or Holiday Clubs at your child/ young person’s local school

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please contact your local school, or the school your child or young people attends for more information

Q - Forest School and Bowls Pavilion at Paddington Rec

WCC

Holiday Programme accessible through Tresham Centre

 

5-18

Randolph Avenue W9 1PD

0207 644 6880

Tresham centre - 0207 641 1553

 

Please contact Tresham to book

R - P3 Playscheme (various locations, including Avondale Play Centre)

 

Bi-Borough

Term time and Holidays

 

5-13

Various locations

Colin Simmons 07976 113 438


 07779 441 061 (Avondale Play Centre)

https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/service.page?id=sKt8YljnBi8

 

https://www.p3charity.org/

 

colin.simmons@p3charity.org

Please contact provider as this varies depending on venue

Last Updated 16/09/2021

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