Danecourt School

Home School Support Worker

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Free Holidays for Foster Families.


The Alex Timpson Trust offer free holidays for Foster Families via an application form.


Who can apply?

A short or long term foster carer (who has been fostering for 2 or more years) and is currently fostering a child or children for the social services department or local authority.


Who can go on holiday?

Available for foster carers (with or without foster children and can take other family members).


How are successful applicants selected?

Preference will be given to those who the panel consider the most deserving.

There is no set criteria and the panel's decision isn't open to appeal.


How many holidays are available?

Two 7 day holidays every week from March 2018 to December 2018.



Family Action

Medway SENDIAS Service

Contact helpline:

01634 566303


What do they offer?

  • Free impartial and confidential information, advice and support in relation to education, health and social care.
  • support to express your views, wishes and feelings.
  • support at meetings with schools and the local authority.
  • Help to complete SEND related paperwork.
  • Signposting to other support services.

21 Together


21 Together work with the Down's Syndrome Community in Kent to empower people to promote inclusion and achieve aspirations. They are a registered charity (number 1165305) who provide training, work on education and awareness, provide information and support parents and carers. If you need further information, or are interested in what they might offer, you can contact them :

By Email





Cauldwell Children is working to transform the lives of disabled children.

Offers families with a disabled or seriously ill child (0-18) support.


The service will support families to gain access to:




Support Groups


Help identifying grants and sources of funding

information relating to medical conditions

signposting to specialist sources of advice.

Medway Safeguarding guidelines


A collective resource for Medway providing information, advice and guidance for children and young people, parents and carers, practitioners and volunteers to promote and ensure the safety and well being of children in Medway


(See link below)