Welcome to We are Beams

Supporting Disabled Children and their Families

Dragons Retreat

An Independent Short Break unit in Kent

Short Breaks

Offering a range of leisure activities for disabled children and young people.

Events and Challenges

We have events planned to suit everyone.

Beams is a local charity that supports disabled children, young people and their families.

The disabled children and young people who access our services will typically have one or more learning difficulty, complex health needs, physical or sensory impairment, challenging behaviour, Autism or severe ADHD.

Our services are divided up into 4 key areas. These are:

Family Advice | We Are Beams

FAMILY ADVICE

This service is to ensure parents and carers receive the right information to help them make the best choices for their disabled child.

Short Breaks | We Are Beams

SHORT BREAKS

Our Short breaks service offers a range of leisure activities for disabled children and young people up to the age of 25 years.

Dragons Retreat | We Are Beams

DRAGONS RETREAT

A short break unit providing overnight care as a short break for children and young people up to the age of 19 years.

Direct Payments | We Are Beams

DIRECT PAYMENTS

A sum of money given by the local authority to the family to be in control of their disabled child’s care and support needs.

Chocolate Themed Afternoon Tea

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Thursday 5th December 2019

Starts at 10.30am-12.30pm

Hosted at We Are Beams

£30 per person and you create a 12″ wreath to take home.

For more details click HERE

Our Latest Events

Firewalk-Can you take the Heat?

Take on a real challenge by walking between 15-20ft over hot coals at 550 degrees celsius.

For more information click HERE

 

Join Beams!

We encourage parents and carers to become members of Beams so that they can access all services offered. That way they will get the best service we can offer any family supporting a disabled child.

Please see our download membership form.

INTERESTED IN RUNNING?

We have places available for great London events in 2019 and 2020. E-mail now to register interest or for more information.

WE ARE BEAMS

38-40 St David's Road
Hextable
Kent BR8 7RJ

01322 668501
admin@wearebeams.org.uk

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