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Deal Centre - a wellbeing hub for older people

A one-stop shop that offers hot 2 course meals delivered to your home; breakfast; support to live at home for people at risk of being admitted to hospital or those returning home after a stay in hospital; chair yoga; use of computers; hairdressing; a break from…
Telephone:
01304 372608
E-mail:
admin@deal-cr.org.uk
Website:
www.dcr.btik.com

Amicus Horizon - housing support for people living with mental illness

The accommodation offered lies across Kent and London. All of the schemes provide a supportive, safe and calm atmosphere to enable you to make informed decisions about your future. Referrals are accepted direct from clients, their families, psychiatric hospitals, community mental health teams and Local Authorities.
Telephone:
0800 121 60 60
E-mail:
contactus@amicushorizon.org.uk
Website:
www.amicushorizon.org.uk/.../Mental-health-service

Blackthorn Trust - helping disabled adults to achieve more

Blackthorn Trust is a charity which provides medical care, specialist therapies and rehabilitation through work placements within Blackthorn Garden. It aims to help people living with mental, physical and learning disabilities. The diverse range of activities offered enable you to acquire new skills and gain confidence to better deal with challenges.…
Telephone:
01622 828 382
E-mail:
garden@blackthorn.org.uk
Website:
www.blackthorn.org.uk/

Carers Trust

  Carers Trust is a major new charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health…
Telephone:
0844 800 4361
E-mail:
info@carers.org
Website:
https://www.carers.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Carers' Support - help with looking after someone

Practical support and advice for people looking after someone. The service offers emotional support; help with applying for benefits; a drop in service; Carers' Fourm; health checks; information on local services; Kent Carer's Emergency Card; telephone, text and e-mail support and twice yearly newsletter Sometimes you may…
Telephone:
01304 364637
07545 916214
E-mail:
support@carers-doverdistrict.org
Website:
www.carers-supportcdt.org.uk/.../services-we-offer-to-carers

Canterbury Catching Lives - Centre for vulnerable and homeless people

Catching Lives is an independent charity which is dedicated to supporting people who are homeless and vulnerable in Canterbury. Some of the services offered include: free breakfast, lunch, food parcels referrals to local food banks use of washing machines and tumble dryers (detergent is supplied) access to…
Telephone:
01227 464904
E-mail:
info@catchinglives.org
Website:
www.catchinglives.org/

Centre for Independent Living in Kent (CILK)

Practical support, information and advice to help people living with disabilities to enjoy the freedom of independent living. The service includes advice on benefits, housing and access to other useful resources. Sometimes you may feel you are not being listened to, for example by health and…
Telephone:
01233 633187
E-mail:
enquiries@cilk.org.uk
Website:
www.cilk.org.uk

Citizens Rights for Older People (CROP)

A safe place for older people to receive support. Services offered include help with making a complaint; choosing a care and support service that meets your needs; assistance with completing application forms and advice if your landlord has breached the Tenancy Agreement.
Telephone:
01622 851200
E-mail:
lenham@cropkent.org.uk
Website:
www.cropkent.org.uk/

Crossroads Care Kent - West Kent

West Kent Crossroads Care supports people who look after someone. If you are providing care or support to a family member or friend because they are ill, elderly, frail or have a physical or learning disability, the service can help. Crossroads Care aims to help you…
Telephone:
01622 817114
E-mail:
enquiries@crossroadswestkent.org.uk
Website:
www.carerskm.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Crossroads Care Kent - East Kent

Crossroads Care Kent supports people who look after someone. If you are providing care or support to a family member or friend because they are ill, elderly, frail or have a physical or learning disability, the service can help. Crossroads Care aims to help you keep…
Telephone:
08450 956 700
E-mail:
eastkent@crossroads.org.uk
Website:
www.carers.org/.../short-break-service

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