Foxden Short Break Care Service provides residential short breaks for up to 4 children and young people aged between 7- 18 years who have physical and / or learning disabilities including autism, epilepsy and other complex needs. The team at Foxden also supports children, young people and their families by providing outreach support, where short breaks are more suited to the child and young person's needs and stage of transition. To access the service children and young people must live in the South Tyneside area and have met the Local Authority's eligibility criteria.
Shine provides specialist support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as to parents, families, carers and professional care staff. Shine enables people to get the best out of life