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Short Breaks for disabled children in Essex
Enjoy time away together with days out, clubs, caravan breaks and more.
Register/Review with Short Breaks
By registering with Short Breaks you can have time away, enjoy days out and get support.
Applications and bookings
Register to request your 'passport' number today in order to book caravans, beach huts, max cards and tickets.
Short Breaks Community Clubs and Activities in Essex
Find fun things to do and make new friends at a local club or activity group.
Apply for a Changing Places key
Access specially equipped bathrooms across Chelmsford, Epping, Harlow and Tendring.
Parent support groups
Get confidential advice or talk to others going through similar experiences.
Light Touch Care
Learn about what care packages are available to support you and your child.
Social care for children
Find out how a social worker can support you and your family.
Essex Local Offer and Essex Family Forum
Find out what services for Special Educational Needs are available near you.
Updated bookings system and go live date for bookings
We have been working hard to improve the booking system that families use to book short breaks caravan or beach hut breaks. The new system will go live at 10am on Thursday 16 February 2023.
Short Breaks Registration Guidance
We have updated our booking and registration systems to make them easier to navigate and give families better oversight of their registrations and bookings.
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Telephone: 03330 139 889