£2.5 Million For Hampshire Children

4 February 2013, 06:00

Groups that provide short breaks, activities and services for children with disabilities in Hampshire are getting more than £2 million.

The county council's approved the grants with £1.9 million helping organisations to develop and continue to provide a wide range of services for children and their families.

In addition to that, a grant of £139,993 is going to the Rose Road Association for the Bridging Worker scheme. It offers intensive support to enable children and young people with disabilities and additional needs to access an increasing number of mainstream children's activities and services. 

A grant of £249,989 is being given to Parent Voice, which helps families access information about available activities and support so more of them take part.

The grant funding is subject to the approval of the 2013/14 budget by the Council on 21 February.