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NOtice! do you need extra support during the corona virus pandemic?


        KAYAKS are now working with Creative Minds to offer support. 

Kayaks have arranged for any of our members to receive FREE (6 weeks) councelling if your finding things difficult to cope with. Don't be embarrassed we all need a little help from time to time. Open to children and adults. Especially right now. Please contact Nicola below to arrange a telephone appointment. We are here to help.

Contact details are below. You will be offered initially a telephone "assessment" and if the service feel that it is appropriate, offer you up to 6 sessions of counselling. No charge to Kayaks members.
We are very proud to be working alongside your amazing team. For anyone looking for extra support or counselling in these difficult times, you can contact us confidentially at creativemindsnsc@outlook.com or 07388513076 to arrange an appointment.

This service is completely confidential, no information is shared to KAYAKS. we are a support group. This is another way of offering what we cannot provide ourselves at this time. It is free of charge to kayaks members. 

South Tyneside’s Kids And Young Adults Klub - 

Special needs support group or The KAYAKS as we prefer 

to be known, is a weekend, voluntary run support group 

provided by a dedicated team of volunteers. 

We are an independent group who rely on donations and 

sponsors to provide a wide range of fun and recreational 

activities for special needs children, teenagers and young 

adults. While providing practical help, support and advice 

from personal experience on “special needs” related 

subjects for parents and carers.


Family fun every Saturday!

Advocating Change

Saturday 1.00pm - 4.00pm Mortimer Community College, Reading Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear NE33 4UG.

We do not charge a fee to attend KAYAKS. However

Mortimer C/A do charge a small fee of £2 per child to use the

centre, this is in no way associated  with KAYAKS.

KAYAKS is open to parents and carers who have a child or children

with special needs/disabilities as well as their siblings,

Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. 

We are open to families from all over the North East of England.

For kids and young adults

  • Go karts

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Trampoling (Supervised by Fully trained instructor)

  • Go karts

  • Outdoor equipment

  • Wall Climbing

  • Sensory room

  • Football

  • Bouncy Castle

  • Residential Weekends

  • Group excursions

For parents and carers

  • Friendship

  • Practical Advice, guidance, information & support from personal experience on "special education/disabilities and needs

  • Representation at meetings



Volunteer Opportunities

Helping Others