Decision details

Grant awards for the delivery of Targeted Short Breaks for Children & Young People ("C&YP") with SEND

Reference: D50064

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval to undertake a competitive grants award process for the continued delivery of Targeted Short Breaks for C&YP with SEND.  This is a key decision as the total expenditure for the two year grant will be up to £640k from April 2020 to March 2022.


In the absence of the Director of Children and Families, the Deputy Director agreed the implementation of a competitive grants allocation process for delivery of targeted short breaks services for two years from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2022.

The decision will benefit children and young people with SEND and their families by funding high quality and diverse targeted short breaks. The total budget is up to £635,000.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment


Child’s Health and Disability Service, Procurement and Commercial Services , Current Service Providers, Parents/Carers and Children and Young People

Contact: Luke Myers, Contracts manager 0113 3785424 Email:

Publication date: 06/09/2019

Date of decision: 16/09/2019

Effective from: 24/09/2019

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