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The Down's Syndrome Association

We can offer you information, support and advice on any question or concern you have related to Down’s syndrome.  We have specialist advisers who can provide you with information and support on issues such as health, social care, benefits and education for people with Down’s syndrome.  We…
Telephone:
0333 12 12 300
E-mail:
info@downs-syndrome.org.uk
Website:
https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Kent Volunteers

The Lord Lieutenant's Office is working in partnership with Volunteer Centres across Kent to help people connect with local volunteering opportunities. Ashford Volunteer Centre is the lead Volunteer Centre in this partnership, in relation to the Kent Volunteers website and is co-ordinating the opportunities on this…
E-mail:
contact@ashfordvc.org.uk
Website:
https://kentvolunteers.org.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Kent Coast Volunteering (Dover Hub)

Our mission is to connect communities across Kent through volunteering and community-led projects; supporting volunteers and volunteer involving organisations to meet needs and improve quality of life.  We do this by: being the ‘go to’ NCVO accredited place for all volunteering matters in and around…
Telephone:
01843 609337
E-mail:
info@kcv.org.uk
Website:
https://www.kcv.org.uk
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Kent Coast Volunteering (Folkestone & Hythe Hub)

Our mission is to connect communities across Kent through volunteering and community-led projects; supporting volunteers and volunteer involving organisations to meet needs and improve quality of life.  We do this by: being the ‘go to’ NCVO accredited place for all volunteering matters in and around…
Telephone:
01843 609337
E-mail:
info@kcv.org.uk
Website:
https://www.kcv.org.uk
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Medway Volunteer Centre

Medway volunteer Centre (Hands Rochester)  has been actively helping volunteers find positions and local organisations find volunteers since 1969, so there is nowhere more qualified to assist and support you in your volunteering career. Volunteer Centre Medway recruits volunteers on behalf of charitable, voluntary and…
Telephone:
01634 380 030
E-mail:
info@medwayvc.org.uk
Website:
Medway Volunteer Centre
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Stories with Symbols

Founded by three friends, Stories with Symbols was originally intended to be a resource aimed at children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), to make stories more accessible and enjoyable.  We have since come to realise that lots of children, with – and without…
E-mail:
info@storieswithsymbols.com
Website:
Stories with Symbols
Age Range:
0-5, 6-10
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction, Autism, Behaviour and learning

CXK Ltd

CXK Ltd is a charitable organisation delivering a range of services across the South East to support young people and families to maximise their potential. In particular we provide them with advice, guidance, skills and the confidence that will help them to progress into education, employment…
Telephone:
01233 224244
E-mail:
info@cxk.org
Website:
cxk.org/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

Bemix Group Support

Our projects and support aim to provide a stepping stone towards greater independence for people with learning difficulties and/or autism. In our groups, people have the opportunity to develop a range of skills. These include skills linked to the project, for example, music, media, performing…
Telephone:
01227 374285
E-mail:
info@bemix.org
Website:
https://www.bemix.org/.../group-support
Age Range:
18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Autism

FarmBuddies

Monday to Friday - times by arrangement
FarmBuddies, a social enterprise, arranges for accompanied individuals or small groups with any mild or moderate additional need, aged 9-90 year olds, to visit farms in the local area one day a week to do a variety of regular farm jobs including animal care, according…
Telephone:
01420 538793
E-mail:
stephen@farmbuddies.org.uk
Website:
www.farmbuddies.org.uk/.../index.html

Freeways Catering Service

Freeways Catering Service is based within Milton Haig which houses Gravesend Community Service and the Integrated Team.Freeways Catering provides day opportunities (Monday to Friday) for adults with a learning disability who wish to work in catering.We employ a Day Centre Officer and a Cook to support…
Telephone:
03000 420632
E-mail:
Lindsey.Nicholls@kent.gov.uk

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