Frequently asked questions
Q. How can I access the facilities at Sunrise Children’s Centre?
A. To access the Den or Barnardo's clubs and playschemes, referrals need to be made by a Disabled Children's Team social worker in our area. If you do not currently have a social worker, call the County Duty Officer on 01732 362 442
Q. How can I book any of the rooms?
A. The facilities such as the sensory room, the soft play room and the independent skills training kitchen can be booked for children as young as 8 years old, with adult supervision. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and ensure the facilities you require are available on your date. You can then download and complete a booking form (which includes price information) and return this to secure your reservation.
Q. Which children and young people can access your service?
A. Each of our services has individual criteria. For more information see our what we do page or talk to your social worker.
Q. What about overnight short breaks?
A. Barnardo's works in partnership with Kent County Council at Sunrise, but the overnight unit (The Den) is operated solely by KCC. If you are interested in this service contact your social worker or Sunrise's KCC team on 01892 543 045.
Q. Where are you located?
A. The centre is on London Road, Southborough, Kent, TN4 0RJ. Google Maps.