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Dial - North West Kent

DIAL provides free confidential information and advice on all aspects of disability to the residents of North West Kent (Dartford, Swanley and Gravesham), and to KASBAH service users and members across Kent.
Telephone:
01474 536 50
E-mail:
dialnwk@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
dialnwk.org.uk/
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Domestic Abuse Support Services in Kent and Medway

Domestic Abuse Support Services covers Kent and Medway providing advice and information on services for victims, friends and family, and perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and domestic violence. Find local help to you if: you are in an abusive relationship a friend of yours is being abused…
Website:
www.domesticabuseservices.org.uk/

Dyslexia East Kent Support (DEKS)

Dyslexia East Kent Support is a local group set up to provide information and support to people with dyslexia of all ages. We provide information and resources to people with dyslexia, enabling them to reach their full potential. Our team of specialist advisors guide people to…
Telephone:
0845 0038 979
E-mail:
dyslexiaeastkent@gmail.com
Website:
https://dyslexia-east-kent.org.uk/

East Kent Forget Me Nots

We are a group that has been running for many years in Canterbury. Our aims are to raise the standards of dementia services nationally, whilst acting as a network to combat the stigma of dementia together. Achievements of the group include organising a Kent wide…
Telephone:
01304 216625
E-mail:
Elizabeth.Field@kmpt.nhs.uk
Website:
https://www.dementiavoices.org.uk/

Equality and Advisory Support Service (EASS)

The helpline advisers can help in cases of: Redundancy because of age or disability Refused housing because of race Treated differently because of pregnancy, maternity, religious beliefs or sexual orientation EASS offer free calls from landlines and most mobiles, such as 3, EE, O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Virgin…
Telephone:
0808 800 0082
Website:
https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/

Facing Bereavement

Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy, but it can be even harder when it feels impossible to talk about the emotional or practical issues that accompany such a loss. Working through grief, arranging final affairs and honouring the memories of…
Website:
https://facingbereavement.co.uk/

FirstStop Advice - for older people

Information and advice service for older people to enable them to live independently and make informed choices about care and support. Advisors are trained to provide detailed information about state benefits and entitlements, and to explain the main types of financial products of particular relevance…
Telephone:
0800 377 7070
E-mail:
info@firststopadvice.org.uk
Website:
www.firststopcareadvice.org.uk/

Folkestone Wheelchair Users Group and ShopMobility

Battery-powered mobility scooters and manual wheelchairs are available to help you shop and use the facilities in and around Folkestone town centre if you have limited mobility, through age or disability.Shopmobility is run by The Wheelchair Users Group who are members of the National Federation…
Telephone:
01303 226500
E-mail:
wchairuser@aol.com
Website:
www.wheelchairusers.org.uk/

Headcorn Morris Dancing

We are a morris side based in central Kent, dancing Cotswold Morris (what most people think of as morris with sticks, hankies and bells). Some of the dances are traditional, collected in the early 20th century, but many were written by our members and form…
Telephone:
07968 251018
01634 260702
E-mail:
secretary@headcornmorris.co.uk
Website:
www.headcornmorris.co.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Headway UK

Brain injury can challenge every aspect of your life – walking, talking, thinking and feeling – and the losses can be severe and permanent. It can mean losing both the life you once lived and the person you once were. We all think 'it will…
Telephone:
0808 800 2244
E-mail:
helpline@headway.org.uk
Website:
https://www.headway.org.uk/

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