Grace House offers respite and short breaks for children and young people with disabilities and their families.
To be eligible for Grace House services, you must either be a child aged 25 years old or under with a disability or working towards a diagnosis, or be the family carer living with a disabled child.
During the coronavirus pandemic, Grace House continues to provide the following support:
- A telephone contact and keep in touch service with everyone registered with us, both to provide support and respond to issues
- Counselling for adult family carers, disabled children and non-disabled siblings
- Regular themed contact sessions for family carers e.g. therapeutic arts and support, yoga
- Inclusive family activities via Zoom including one to one music therapy
- A family support service, mainly aimed at families where there has been a recent diagnosis
- A newly launched family nurturing programme, for those struggling to cope with changes in routine and behaviour
- A youth group for disabled young people aged 13-25
- A family carer support group
- Family First Facebook page - where family carers the share and learn
All services are free to access.
You can find out more about the range of support Grace House offers at www.gracehouse.co.uk.
If you would like more information, or to make a referral, please contact Grace House:
A poster about support available at Grace House during the covid-19 pandemic.