Leisure & Activities

Useful Information Coronavirus COVID-19

We have put together some helpful information and support that you may find helpful during the current Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

These can be accessed on the dedicated page for Help and Information: Coronavirus COVID-19

        Active Halton information Stay Active at Home during COVID-19

Consultation launched - Halton Borough Council’s Youth Provision and service update

Please see details below about the consultation to shape the future of Youth Provision in the Borough with a view to launching a new look service late Spring 2021.  The Council will continue to provide a range of services and opportunities for Halton young people until the new service is fully embedded.

Consultation launched – deadline is 30 September 2020

Halton Borough Council’s Youth Service aims to secure, so far as reasonably practicable, equality of access for all young people to the positive, preventative and early help needed to improve their well-being. We must also find out and take into account young people’s views when making decisions about future youth provision and activities for them. The Council in partnership with Halton Youth Cabinet, Youth Focus North West, and Commonplace, are consulting the young people of Halton about future youth provision throughout September.

Can you please promote the link below to young people and they need to complete the survey by 30 September 30th 2020

Provision Update

  • To support some of the more vulnerable young people from 1st August 2020 Halton Borough Council’s Early Help and Intervention team will provide dedicated Youth Support and Treatment to these young people in a holistic family way. For any young person needing 1-1 support for substance misuse please contact iCART: The team can be contacted during the hours of 9am to 5pm from Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4pm on Friday, call 0151 907 8305. If you have an urgent (safeguarding) concern outside these hours, please call the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 0345 0500148.
  • The Council and the Youth Focus North West will support the Youth Cabinet and the Youth Parliament from 1st August ensuring they can still continue to meet and represent their members.
  • Support has also been arranged for a number of other key groups that young people have advised are important to them including LGBTQI and Special Educational Needs.
  • With support from the NW Region Duke of Edinburgh Awards team and through our registered local schools and settings this important programme will continue to be available in Halton.
  • Finally as we know that there is a huge amount of good innovative work with young people happening within our local communities we are going to offer the opportunity for local organisations to apply for a small grant between £5,000 and £10,000 in late summer early Autumn.
Halton Short Breaks

All information, documents and details of Short Breaks available can be found on the Short Breaks page

Sports , Groups and Places to Go

Groups Activities

Active Halton – lots of activities, sports and things to do

Activity Groups  FREE for children with disabilities aged 12–18 years

Children’s Centres provide a range of activities for children, young people and families – all have disabled access

CARE LEAVERS Coffee Drop Leaflet

GLOW – Youth Group for LGBTQ aged 13-19 years

Halton Youth Cabinet – have a look at the calendar for activities/meeting times etc Meetings/Times

Halton Community Centres have lots of things that you might be interested in

HBC Children & Young People Poster Board for local event/activity information

Independence Activity Groups FREE for children with disabilities aged 13–18 years – helping to promote independence

Wellbeing Enterprises Activity Programme

SEND Inclusive Activities and Information

SEND Inclusive Sports
SEND Inclusive Groups

Halton Short Breaks – Take a look at the activities above

Disability Record Registration

All Local Authorities are required by the Children Act 1989 to hold a record of disabled children and young people. The record is a list of children and young people in Halton (0-25 years) who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and who receive, or may one day need to use the services from health, social services, education or the third sector (voluntary organisations).

Please see more details and registration form below.

Record of Children with Disabilities Policy

Registering a disabled child and arranging a needs assessment

Halton Children’s Disability Record  – Registration Form

NOTE: For the WORD document listed above please follow these instructions to open

1. Click the relevant document link

2. Click ‘Save As’ (you may wish to save the document into one of your folders for accessing at a later time)

Depending on your individual system settings – you may need to click the yellow ‘ENABLE EDITING’ button at the top of the page

AccessAble (the new name for DisabledGo)

AccessAble for Runcorn and Widnes –  provide access guides to raise awareness of venues/public spaces that are locally accessible e.g. shops, restaurants, leisure centres, parks

Halton MAX Card

The Max Card is a discount card for families of disabled children that can be used at various leisure and holiday activities across Britain