Folkestone MASH - Beacon

Beacon is a Multi Agency Specialist Hub (MASH) for disabled children and their families.

Address and contact details

See a map of the Beacon Folkestone

Park Farm Road
Folkestone
Kent CT19 5DN

Telephone: 01303 847555

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm

Professional services

You and your child can access a range of healthcare services at the Beacon including:

ServiceContact
Audiology01227 866487
Community paediatrics01233 651927
Dentistry

03000 42 00 04

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Disabled children's social services

03000 42 08 86

make a new referral

Occupational therapy01233 651927
Physiotherapy01233 651927
Sparkle (an education and health care initiative to support children's development)07789 750823
Specialist teaching and learning services

01233 622958

03000 41 91 42

Speech and language therapy01233 651927
Support for pre-school children with SEND, also known as Portage03000 41 77 04

Events, play and activities

The Beacon has weekly activities including swimming, soft play, knitting, football and nail and beauty workshops.

They also run a range of interventions that have been carefully planned to complement the curriculum by supporting pupil learning and the promotion of social and emotional wellbeing. Their staff are supported by:

  • members of the NHS nursing team
  • speech and language therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • occupational therapists
  • the community paediatrician
  • psychiatrists.

For more information, call the Beacon on 01303 847555.