Lewisham Council Homepage Skip navigation

Apply for funding to make your organisation more accessible to children with SEND

You can apply for up to £3,000 of short breaks funding to make your organisation more accessible for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Website survey

We want your help with improving our website so it is easier to use, and provides the information that residents need. Help us by filling in this short survey.

Who can apply

You can apply for the short breaks grant funding if you:

  • are a voluntary or community organisation providing services to children and young people
  • want to make your service more inclusive and increase participation from children and young people with SEND.

How much funding is available

You can apply for up to £3,000.

What the funding can be used for

You should use the short breaks grant to improve your capacity to meet the needs of children with SEND. This could include:

  • staff training
  • specialist resources
  • adapted equipment
  • any other plans to support children with disabilities engaging in activities. 

The closing date  is 18 July 2022.

How to apply

For more information or an application form, email Rebecca Burford on rebecca.burford@lewisham.gov.uk.

A panel from the Children with Complex Needs Service will shortlist business plans. If your business plan is shortlisted, you will be asked to present it at a presentation event.