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CHICKS Charity

CHICKS is a registered charity which provides FREE five day respite breaks for children aged between 8 and 15 years old who are living in difficult or deprived conditions and will not of had an opportunity to have another break in that year.

The breaks provide the opportunity to have some fun with peers of their own age and build upon their self-esteem and confidence. Our week long breaks give children a chance to get involved in a number of new, exciting activities and experiences.

CHICKS currently has three retreats for respite breaks in the UK; two in the South West in Devon and Cornwall and one that has recently opened last year in Derbyshire. The retreats are set on grounds with converted barns full of trampolines, basketball nets, pool tables and table tennis, also within the house there is a music centre and arts and crafts area.

The children we help come from a variety of backgrounds. They might be living in poverty, be young carers, be victims of bullying or abuse, or have been bereaved. The one thing they all have in common is that they could really benefit from a week away from their circumstances.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lisa Todd
Contact Position
Referral Development Officer
01822 811020

Where to go

CHICKS Daleside Retreat
Ravenscliffe Farm
Bradbourne Road
Fenny Bentley

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Office hours: 8.30 - 17.00 Mon-Fri
Time of day
Session Information
Respite Breaks run from mid-Monday to mid-Friday (February to December)

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE Per Session

This page was last updated on: 07/11/2017

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