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					SHORT BREAKS PROVIDER (AIMING HIGH DISABLED CHILDREN) DATABASE: CROYDON- 2010




Name of Provider       Contact name          Address               Phone Number Email address                          Services Provided




                                                                                                                       Befriending service for young
                                             Based at Turnaround                                                       people 8 years and above to
                       Vera Beining          Centre 51-55 South                                                        offer support in the community
Action for Children    Scheme coordinator    End Croydon CR0                                                           to support inclusion. Recently
Befriending Service    name to follow        1BF                 0207 254 9408 vera.beining@actionforchildren.org.uk   commenced.
                                                                                                                       For youngsters 16-25 years in
                                                                                                                       transition and who will benefit
                                             Peepul Family                                                             from mentoring support e.g -
                                             Resource Centre,                                                          travel training, money
                       Dorothy Porter        170, Sanderstead                                                          management, social skills,
Barnardos Mentoring    Jen Gosnell (scheme   Road, South                         dorothy.porter@barnardos.org.uk       preparing meals, support for
Service                co ordinator)         Croydon, CR2 0DB      0208 651 6045 jen.gosnell@barnardos.org.uk          inclusion etc

                                             Organisation
                                             address; Crossroads                                                  Saturday Club early evening for
                                             Care 410 Brighton                   l.douglas@croydoncrossroads.org. youngsters with a learning
Crossroads Saturday                          Road, South                         uk                               disability aged 11-18 years,
Club                   Leslie Douglas        Croydon, CR2 6AN       0208 688 4499www.croydoncrossroads.org.uk     based in New Addington
                                             Croydon Council                                                      Holiday scheme RAP, Sat
                                             Taberner House                                                       scheme, swimming (3 Groups -
                                             9th Floor, South Side,                                               Beginners, Intermediate,
                       Pearl Sethna: Croydon Park Lane, Croydon                                                   Advanced) and trampolining
Croydon Sports         Sports Development    CR9 3BT                                                              club. For Children and Young
Development            Team, Community       Various venues used                                                  People with mild to moderate
Activities             Services,             for activities         0208 760 5592pearl.sethna@croydon.gov.uk      disabilities
                                                                                                                  Short breaks in the families
                                                                                                                  home, community and group
                                                                                                                  social activities for disabled
Horizon Care and                                                                                                  children and young people from
Welfare Organisation                         Cornerstone House,                                                   a range of backgrounds
short breaks and                             14 Willis Road,                     horizoncareandwelfare@hotmail.c including Somali and Muslim
activities             Anab Osman            Croydon CR0 2XX       0208 665 0921 om                               families
                                              Croydon Mencap
                                              Office 60-61 Leslie
Mencap (Treetops                              Road, Croydon CR0                                                      Funding provided for extra
Childrens Centre) Out                         6TP. Activity based at                                                 staffing to increase
of school and holiday                         Portland House 678                                                     opportunities for children aged
activities            Vanessa Hosford         London Road,                                                           6-12 years with additional
                      Debbie Pettit (Treetops Thoprnton Heath        0208 662 9201 vanessa.croydonmencap@btconnect.c needs. After school, Saturdays
                      manager)                CR7 7HU                020 8689 8170 om croydonmencap@btconnect.com and holiday activities.

National Autistic      Melissa Muscat         1A Mansfield Place,                                                         Swimming activities and
Society Croydon        Resource Centre        South Croydon CR2                                                           trampolining club for Children
(NAS) Play Project     Manager                6HP                     0208662 4663   melissa.muscat@nas.org.uk            with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
National Autistic
Society (NAS)                             1A Mansfield Place,                                                             3 hour weekly befriending one
Croydon Befriending    Christine Sellick  South Croydon CR2                                                               to one support for children with
Project                Befriending Manager6HP                 0208 662 4664          croydonBefriending@nas.org.uk        Autistic Spectrum Disorder
                                          Head Office: Summit
                                          House, Wandle                                                                   Provides activities for young
                                          Road, Croydon CR0                                                               people aged 12-18 to gain
                                          1DF. Activity based                                                             valuable skills and have fun
                       Janine Williams    at Croydon College,                                                             whilst parents and carers take
                       Manager.           College Road,                                                                   a break. For both disabled and
Phab Club Saturday     Louise Hills Club  Croydon, Surrey,                           croydonphab@live.co.uk               non-disabled including siblings
activity.              Leader             CR9 1DX             0208 667 9443          janine.williams@phabengland.org.uk   on Sat pm
                                          Rutherfords School,                                                             Saturday scheme for children
                                          1a Melville Avenue,                                                             and Young People 15-18 with
Rutherfords Saturday   Amanda Cox (Scheme South Croydon CR2                          admin@garwoodfoundation.org.uk       disabilities and complex health
Scheme                 Manager)           7HZ                 0208 681 0460          amanda@garwood foundation.org.uk     needs living in Croydon
                                              Spectrum Art and                                                            Range of projects including
                                              Leisure, The                                                                music, drama, video and movie
                                              Resource Centre, 82,                                                        making. Projects held at Priory
Spectrum Project                              London Road,                                                                School, and CVA Centre
Range of activities    Paul Johnson           Croydon CR02 2TB 07906 276202          mockneymedia@btinternet.com          London Road

The Childrens Trust.                           The Childrens Trust,                                                       Outreach in the home and
Tadworth Outreach      Debbie Topping          Tadworth Court,                       dtopping@thechildrenstrust.co.uk;    community for children with
support                Liz Rance         Julie Tadworth, Surrey                      LRance@thechildrentrust.org.uk       disabilities and complex health
                       Ramshaw                 KT20 5RU               01737 365000   jramshaw@thechildrenstrust.org.uk    needs 0 - 18 years
                                                                                                                          Cycling Activities for 5 - 18
                                         Activity held at                                                                 years old during summer and
                                         Croydon Sports                                                                   Easter holidays. For
Wheels for Wellbeing                     Arena, Albert Road               janet@wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk                 youngsters with a range of
Cycling activities   Janet Paske Manager S Norwood SE25     0207 346 8462 www.wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk                   disabilities
Whitgift SNAP                                                                                                Easter activities (CAYMAN)
Summer scheme and                                                                                            for young people 11 years and
Cayman Easter                            Whitgift School,                     jane@whitgiftsnap.org.uk       over with disabilities. Extra
Activity            Jane Bird            Haling Park, South                   angela@whitgiftsnap.org.uk     week (SNAP) summer holiday
                    Angela Hutchings     Croydon CR2 6YT        0208 633 9946 www.whitgiftsnap.org.uk        activities aged 5-18 years.
                                                                                                             Activity to be based at St Giles
                                         Organisations                                                       School for youngsters aged 11-
                                         address: Whizz Kids,                                                18 who use wheel chairs. To
                                         4th Floor, Elliot                                                   meet together to enjoy activities
                                         House, 10-12                                                        and affect change in their
Whizz Kids          Fiona McNaught       Allington Street,                                                   community. To commence mid
Ambassador's Club   Scheme coordinator   London SW1E 5EH        0297 7986129   fmcnaught@whizz-kidz.org.uk   2010

				
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