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What's On?

Want to know what's happening in and around your local area?

Looking for something to do? 

Going out and meeting other people is an important part of life for everyone.There are lots of different activities, opportunities and groups for families and young people living in Hackney.

The following websites list a  range of activities for families and young people: 


On this page of Hackney's Local Offer website we will try to keep you up to date with activities and sessions that may be of particular interest to families of and young people with SEND living in Hackney.


Short Breaks

Short Breaks are how local authorities perform their duty in the Children's Act 1989 to..."provide, as part of the range of services they provide for families, breaks from caring for carers of disabled children to support them to continue to care for their children at home and to allow them to do so more effectively"

Short Break allows a disabled young person to have an enjoyable break away from their main carer and gives their carer a break from their caring responsibilities.

Find out more about Short Breaks and who to contact in Hackney on their standalone website: www.shortbreakshackney.com 


City and Hackney Wellbeing Network

Targeted programmes for mental and physical wellbeing

The City and Hackney Wellbeing Network, offers high-quality free support to help people prevent the onset of mental health problems and alleviate issues such as stress, anxiety and low mood.

We also offer support to adults with severe and enduring mental health conditions.

The Wellbeing Network is a partnership of eleven specialist mental health providers offering an exciting range of groups and courses to support people to improve their mental wellbeing, physical health, social networks and daily living skills.

One named ‘network navigator’ will be available to ensure the right kind of support is received at the right time and is well-coordinated.

Find out more: City and Hackney Wellbeing Network


Page last updated  06/06/19

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