Eligibility for Short Breaks
Can you answer 'Yes' or 'No' to the questions below?:
- Is your child or young person aged between 0 and 18 years (i.e. have not passed their 19th birthday)?
Does your child or young person have a disability and/or additional needs and may require support to participate in leisure and recreational activities?
Does your child or young person live on the Isle of Wight and/or attend school on the Isle of Wight?
If the answer to all these questions is 'Yes', then your child/young person is eligible to receive Short Breaks.
In order to be able to participate in Short Breaks activities you must apply for a Gateway Card PLUS.
The Gateway Card PLUS is free and will enable your child or young person to access the Short Breaks programme.