Swale MASH - Orchards Centre
Our aim is to provide specialist
services for children with disabilities and their families all
under one roof. We offer different sized meeting rooms and we
also provide support services in our open plan office.
Tel: 01795 514 400
Fax: 01795 430 463
How to get here
Arriva bus 347 runs from the rear of the Forum shopping centre
in Station Road every 15 minutes.
See the centre on a map
KCC and NHS professional services
Children's therapy team (Medway Community Healthcare)
Tel: 01795 514 413
- Speech and language therapy
- Occupational therapy
Disabled children’s services
Tel: 01795 514 408 (Admin)
- Audiology - 01732 471 300
- Community pediatrics - 01634 830 000 ext 5531 (secretary based
at Medway Hospital)
- Swale special needs
- Specialist Teaching and Learning Service - 01795 514 430
Swale Special Needs Nursery
Teacher in charge: Sharon Gray
Telephone number: 01795 514 409 or 07925 981 160
Sensory Room - Sparkly
Sparkle is an education and health care initiative aimed at
supporting the development of all children attending the
Soft Play Room - Squidgy
This popular room is available to disabled children and their
parents, or can also booked by specialist children
Home visiting for pre-school children
Kent Portage Service is a home visiting education programme for
pre-school children with additional support needs. Portage home
visitors organise a weekly short break group for families with pre
school children who have been referred to portage.
Tel: 01795 514 400 (Reception at Orchards)
Tel: 01892 501897
4us2 is a parent-led charity that supports disabled children,
young people and their families across Swale, Canterbury and
Thanet. We offer advice and signposting services, weekly play
drop-ins for 0-8s (Friday mornings 10.00 - 12.00), holiday play
sessions for school-age children, a toy / book library, plus family
days out and activities.
Visit the 4US2 website, give
us a ring on 07519 716 186 or email email@example.com to find out more about
what we do and what we can offer you.
Chat and Giggle drop in sessions at Orchards every
term-time Friday 10:00am - 12:00pm. For children 0-8 with a
disability or additional needs and their families and carers.
Tel: 01795 514 400
Room bookings are currently free and we provide hot water
and mugs. You can also book the sensory and soft play rooms.
- 1 large room for 50 people. This room can be divided
into 2 rooms for 25 people.
- 2 rooms for 15 and 10 people.
- 3 rooms for 5 people.
Kent County Council
Kent ME14 1XQ
Monday to Friday
8am - 6pm
Emergency calls are taken 24 hours a day
03000 41 41 41
18001 03000 41 41 41
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