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.
Medway SENDIAS Service
What do they offer?
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 :
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:
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)