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Hertfordshire's SEND Local Offer

We've arranged activities for children and young people across the county. These are available through the Short Break Local Offer

The Brokerage team or KIDS HUBs can provide further information to support you.

SNAP Weekend Youth Club

This group runs on both Saturdays for young people aged 14-19 years who have learning disabilities of varying severity, physical or sensory disabilities and/or challenging behaviour. Activities such as a travel group, a football supporters group, and attendance at festivals, firework displays, shopping trips, farm visits, and a range of other outside activities will be encouraged.

The club will normally run for 5 hours but may be longer on occasion to meet the needs of the activity chosen by the participants.

SNAP Life Enhancement

This service provides individual support for children and young people aged 5-19 years, with a wide range of disabilities.  This includes home support, accompanying to events, assisting to travel or volunteering or work as well as attending activities such as sport, films, clubs and other mainstream activities or interest groups.

While managing a wide range of disability and behaviour the safety and enjoyment of all clients will be paramount as will the needs of parent/carers and staff with full in depth risk assessment. The service will be available throughout the year.

Attendance will normally run from 1 to 5 hours with extended support for longer periods.

Phone: 07920 426378

SNAP Adventure Activities – Weekends / After School

Children and Young People aged 8-19 years, with a wide range of disabilities. They will enjoy a wide choice of activities that are age appropriate. These will include: trips, canoeing, climbing, trampoline, country activities, shelter building, campfires, attending events, going for a coffee, a football supporters club, festivals, firework displays, shopping trips and a range of other pursuits chosen by clients. Wherever possible engagement with the mainstream community will be encouraged and supported where required.
 
Schemes will normally run for 2 - 4 hours but may be longer on occasion to meet the needs of the activity chosen by the participants e.g. a trip out of county. Activities will normally be after 3.30pm or at weekends.

Phone: 07920 426378

SNAP Weekend Fun - Hemel Hempstead

Saturday Clubs for Children/Young People aged 5 – 19 who have learning disabilities of varying severity, physical or sensory disabilities and/or challenging behaviour.

Children / People will be silt age appropriately and will enjoy a wide choice of risk assessed activities, trips, on site visits from third parties such as drummers, magicians, dog handlers, police and fire services, sports coaches, artists, and musicians etc. to stimulate them and add to their enjoyment. Friendship with other users will be encouraged and supported and chill out time encouraged. Wherever possible engagement with the mainstream community will be encouraged and supported where required. The clubs will normally run for 5 hours but may be longer on occasion to meet the needs of the activity chosen by the participants

Where: Woodfield School, Hemel Hempstead

Email: laurenwalker@stalbansmencap.org.uk

Phone: 07920 426378

SNAP Holiday Club - Hemel Hempstead

A range of Holiday Clubs for children /  young people aged 5 – 19 who have learning disabilities of varying severity, physical or sensory disabilities and/or challenging behaviour. The playschemes run during February half term, Easter, May half term, Summer, October half term and Christmas

Holiday Clubs are split into 2 ages groups: ‘Unders’ 5-10 years and ‘Overs’ 11-19 years.

Location: Woodfield School, Hemel Hempstead

Email: laurenwalker@stalbansmencap.org.uk

Contact: 07920 426378