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Tower Project


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

Additional Information

Additional Information

The Tower Project is a community based voluntary sector organisation providing a range of service to children, young people and adults with disabilities who are resident within the Corporation of London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London Borough of Hackney, and London Borough of Newham and surrounding London Boroughs.

The Charity was established to support the needs of the local community and from its small beginnings has developed into a large registered charity that provider’s service on a number of fully accessible sites.

The Tower Project is a community organisation that is constantly growing and developing and has been the recipient of many local and national awards recognising the quality of service provided along with the important contribution it has made to the community.

We provide short breaks for children aged 5 years to 18 years, youth and leisure services, day service for adults, education and training projects, employment services, information and advocacy service, holiday schemes, Saturday groups for children and young people with autism and after school clubs, community café, social enterprises and supported living; the project works closely with many local and national partners in the delivery of its service.

The Tower Project Community Outreach & Advocacy Support Team provides a service to people with disabilities and both their parents and carers. We endeavour to support all family members; in addition to the wider community.

Other services –
Autism Services
Children’s Service
Job, Enterprise and Training
Learning Disability Services
Youth and Leisure Services
Community Services
Social Enterprise
Supported living

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 8 To 18



Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have A Waiting List?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Has A Service Description?
Is There A Waiting List?
Open To Extended Family?
Registered For 2 Year Old Grant

Further Information

Provider Type
Short Breaks SEND Short Breaks
Suitable For
Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Cerebral Palsy Degenerative Conditions Neurological Conditions Mental Health Motor Impairment Diabetes Challenging Behaviour Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Physical Disability Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Downs Syndrome Epilepsy Specific Learning Difficulties Long Term Medical Conditions Tourette's Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SLCN) Specific Learning Difficulty Dyslexia Complex Needs Social, Emotional, Behaviour Difficulty (SEBD) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Visual Impairment
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises Schools Home Visit Case Work Youth Club
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral) Via Children And Adult Mental Health Project Via Gp Or Other Health Professional Via Housing Advice Via Independent Living Team Via Youth Offending Team Via Common Assessment Framework (CAF) Integrated Service For Disabled Children Via Jobcentre Plus Via Looked After Children Teams Via School Via Social Care Professional Via Voluntary Agencies Via Young People's Support Unit