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Qalb Befriending


Service Description

Short Breaks enables children and young people with learning disabilities and difficulties to access activities that help them have fun try new activities, gain independence and most of all make new friends. Short breaks services is one of the most commonly requested services made by parents of children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Parents, you can only self-refer if you are in receipt of direct payments, otherwise the referral would have to be sent by LBTH Children with Disabilities team.

Additional Information

Additional Information

The homecare service is for children and adults where carers go into their home to support with washing, dressing, household chores, and medications. The befriending service is supporting children and young people with accessing activities in the community. The sessions can be in a group or one to one support.

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 5 To 18


Cost per Session
Cost per Hour
Cost per Day
Over 2's Cost per Week
Under 2's Cost per Week

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures

Further Information

Provider Type
Short Breaks Short Breaks
Suitable For
Neurological Conditions Degenerative Conditions Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Long Term Medical Conditions Cerebral Palsy Visual Impairment Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Complex Needs Epilepsy Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Physical Disability Challenging Behaviour Diabetes Downs Syndrome Learning Difficulties: Moderate To Severe
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises Other
Referral Criteria
Via Social Care Professional Via Common Assessment Framework (CAF) Integrated Service For Disabled Children