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AU is changing... have your say - Short break provision

Published: 27/02/2020 11:11am

As well as awards to families, AU also work directly with providers to develop short break provision in Suffolk. We work with both smaller and larger partners in the following ways:

  • Giving grants to providers to run and develop activities
  • Awarding contracts to larger / longer-term providers
  • Supporting providers with their marketing and promotion
  • Business development support such as help with external funding applications, advice on business growth and support with Quality Assurance processes.

We know that the services we fund are valued by those who use them – we can see this both by the number of people who use them and also by the feedback we receive. Many of you report that these activities are the only ones your family can access within your communities.

What do we need to change?

Demand continues to grow, with associated increased costs. We want the provision we commission to
continue to meet families' needs throughout Suffolk, so with that in mind, we would like to ask you:

Demand continues to grow, with associated increased costs. We want the provision we commission to continue to meet families' needs throughout Suffolk, so with that in mind, we would like to ask you: