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Short Breaks

Changes to our Short Breaks offer

Short breaks

We are committed to continuing to develop Coventry's short breaks offer in partnership with children, young people, and their parents and carers.  

Coventry City Council has an engagement platform, Let's Talk. We will use this to gather ongoing feedback from users of the Short Breaks service. We will do this through regular surveys, feedback opportunities and consultations. 

You can also give us feedback at anytime by emailing us using the address at the bottom of the page. 

Extension of the community short breaks service

Following feedback from parents, carers and young people we are delighted to announce that the community short breaks provision is being extended. Starting in February 2020, more sessions will be available and the service will operate at different locations across Coventry.

How to get involved

We want parents, carers and young people to be involved in shaping the new service by working with us to choose the activities that will take place. You are invited to come along to one of the following engagement sessions:

Date: 21 January 2020
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
Venue: Lord Mayor's Hospitality Suite, Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RR.

Date: 23 January 2020
Time: 9.30am to 11.00am
Venue: Broad Park House, Logan Road, Coventry, CV2 1AG

Date: 27 January 2020
Time: 12.30pm to 2.00pm
Venue: Woodside Family Hub, Upper Ride, Coventry, CV3 3GL
To book on, please  send a short email  to dally.kaur@coventry.gov.uk

Previous consultation

The Community Short Breaks is currently seeking to develop the service to make it better than ever for those accessing it. Over the next couple of months we will be engaging with parents, carers, special schools, charities and other organisations to develop an improved offer. 

The first two engagement sessions took place in July 2019:

  1. Engagement with One Voice Parents Group on 12 July 2019
  2. Engagement with parents of current children accessing the service on 17 July 2019 

For a copy of the presentation given at both sessions and a summary of the feedback and what our next steps are, see the following downloadable PDFs:

Further consultation with parents and children will take place later in 2019 once we have scoped our offer. 

Comments, compliments and complaints 

For young people

If you are a young person and would like to make a social care complaint.

For everyone else

For others to make a comments, compliments or complaints

Community Short Breaks

Children's Disability team

Email: CSCCDT@coventry.gov.uk

Tel: 024 7678 7980

PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR

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