Dartford & Gravesham Consortium

The Dartford & Gravesham Consortium aim to provide comprehensive support services to families of children with any form of physical, learning or sensory impairment living in the Dartford, Gravesend, Swanley and surrounding areas.

The Dartford & Gravesham Consortium aim to support the whole family through a menu of services including a Family Advice Service (SAIL); Short Breaks opportunities; an overnight short breaks unit (Dragon’s Retreat); support of Kent families in receipt of Direct Payments for a disabled child through a  Direct Payment Service through Children and Families Direct Payments; Payroll Service and related projects that directly benefit and assist families dealing with the challenges of raising a disabled child.

The Parents Consortium is a charitable company which provides services to families, schools, hospitals, children’s homes and other organisations who need our support. Our membership is open to all parents and carers who have a disabled child or young person aged 25 or under in the Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley or surrounding areas.