Described by our guests as 'A Home Away from Home' Breakaway has been providing one to seven day respite programs for people with disabilities since establishment in 1982.
We are a small regional charity committed to enhancing the lives of all people with disabilities, at the same time allowing relief for families and carers.
Our aim is to care for the whole family, recognising that parents and siblings need to have support and respite too.
Breakaway respite programs, which are more like a holiday provide friendship, fun, laughter, games, rest and relaxation for children and adults with disabilities, children with high medical needs and their families.
Breakaway provides programs for
-adults and children with disabilities, both physical and intellectual
- children with autism and their families
- children with the rare disorder Smith Magenis Syndrome and their families
- children with high medical needs and their families
- young carers and siblings
- seniors, the aged and frail,
- people with dementia and their carers
Due to the level of experience and facilities, Breakaway can cater for adults and children with severe and multiple disabilities and the aged and frail
Breakaway is located on 11 hectares in San Remo. A wonderful semi-rural site surrounded by native bushland. Facilities include accommodation for 96 people, playground suitable for children with a disability, jumping pillow, tennis court, putt-putt. Lodges suitable for activities and seminars, commercial kitchen, catering. Programs include accommodation, meals and entertainment activity programs.
Our programs are supported by wonderful volunteers and staff all who share our vision to provide a wonderful, joyful and caring experience at Camp Breakaway.
The Breakaway site is available for hire by community groups and the general public. An ideal place for a seminar, family gathering, or holiday. The profits from site-hire go towards Breakaway providing respite programs.