Short Breaks Providers

Become a Short Breaks Provider

Would you like to become a Short Breaks provider and offer activities to children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs aged beweeen 0-18 years old?

Being a provider gives you opportunties for you to be able to support children and young people either within specilised groups and/or inclusive settings.

Please click here to view our 'Activity Providers Wanted' leaflet. (PDF, 2.55MB, 3 pages).

Support that Short Breaks can offer:

  • Financial support via grant applications (small and large).
  • Training opportunties.
  • Support and advice.
  • Communication aids.
  • Resource Library.
  • Marketing your organisation.
  • Networking with other organisations.

Expectations from Providers are:

  • You have £10,000.000 Public Libility Insurance.
  • You must attend four provider forums per year (these are run every two months).
  • That you are able to provide monthly data monitoring sheets.
  • That you market the activities you offer.
  • You attend our annual Short Breaks fun day (July).
  • That you have safeguarding policies/risk assessments in place. 
  • That all your staff have enhanced DBS checks (disclosure and baring service).
  • You are able to provide the Isle of Wight Council financial information when requested.

If the answer is 'Yes', then please contact the Short Breaks team.  Our telephone number can be found in the 'Contact' tab above.