The Reading Family Link Scheme is part of Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) support services linking disabled children and their families to volunteer families or individuals who offer a variety of short-breaks for disabled children and young people on a regular basis. This may be for a few hours, one day, a weekend or longer. Services range from befriending, day care through to overnight care in the carer’s own home. This service operates on a referral basis only.
For further details Tel: 0118 937 3740
Where to go
Reading Borough Council
P.O. Box 2624
- RG1 7WB
- BFfC Funded
- Referral required
- Referral Details
If you could like to access these services, please contact your health visitor, teacher or other professional involved wth your family and ask them to refer you
For children with permanent and substantial disabilities, families can also request a ’short break’ via the Children's Single Point of Access who will complete an Initial Assessment to find out the needs of the child and his/her family.
Referral form: Children's Single Point of Access Referral Form
- Contact Telephone
- 0118 937 3740
- SEN Provision Type
This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.