A CHRISTMAS party has been organised by Parents 4 Change and Middlesbrough Council’s Children with Disabilities Team.

The event will take place at the Middlebeck Social Club on Homerton Road in Middlesbrough on Thursday, December 21, from 4pm-7pm.

Organisers promise something for everyone with food, music, games, face painting, prizes and more – including a special visit from Santa himself.

There is no need to book however people are advised to get there early to avoid disappointment due to limited availability.

Parents 4 Change are a voluntary group made up of parents, carers, siblings, grandparents and foster and adoptive parents who work to promote positive change in services for disabled children in Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough Council’s Children with Disabilities Team provide information and support for children and young people with disabilities in the town.

Services include assessment of need, social work support, sensory impaired social work support, in-house day or overnight short breaks, Direct Payments information, Occupational therapy service and for short break support through Direct Applications.

For more information call the team on 01642 579160 or email disabilitymatters@middlesbrough.gov.uk.