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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

Disability Information Services Kent (DISK)

A welcoming place that provides information and advice on what matters to people with a learning or physical disability. DISK can advise on a range of topics such as benefits; holidays; mobility and transport and services available that promote independence.
Telephone:
01303 226464
E-mail:
disabilinf@aol.com
Website:
advicefinder.turn2us.org.uk/.../1007047

Folkestone Rethink Carers Support Group

The service offers peer support for people looking after someone living with a mental illness. A safe place that provides confidential advice and information in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Telephone:
01303 244726
E-mail:
info@rethink.org
Website:
www.rethink.org/.../folkestone-rethink-carers-support-group

Good Neighbours

Good Neighbours was awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service in 2015. Good Neighbours offers a home visiting befriending service to those aged 65 and over who are socially isolated and living in the Tunbridge Wells area. Good Neighbours also runs specialised falls prevention exercise…
Telephone:
01892 510200
E-mail:
info@goodneighbourproject.org.uk
Website:
www.goodneighbourproject.org.uk/

Heart of Kent Hospice Drop-in Centre

It can often be an isolating and lonely experience for patients and their families coping with a life limiting illness. That is why the Hospice organises a weekly Drop-in Centre which provides a relaxed environment where patients and their families can receive support from the…
Telephone:
01622 792200
E-mail:
enquiries@hokh.co.uk
Website:
www.hokh.org/.../drop-in-centre

Kent Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (KASBAH)

The Charity was founded by a group of parents of children with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus in 1966 with the aim of helping families in circumstances similar to their own. Today the service is open to people with a physical and/or learning disability and their families. KASBAH offers Independent…
Telephone:
01474 536501
E-mail:
admin@kasbah.org.uk
Website:
www.medwayfisd.com/.../service.page
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

Kent Association for the Blind (KAB) - West Kent

We feel that anyone who has a sight impairment should be able to live a fulfilled, healthy and safe life, exercise self-determination and make informed choices, and achieve their own personal goals. We help make this a reality by providing comprehensive support services to people…
Telephone:
01622 691357
Website:
www.kab.org.uk/

Kent Friendz - support for people with learning disabilites

Tailored practical support for people with learning disabilities to lead independent lives and their families. The service also offers transport to leisure activities of your choice.
Telephone:
01732 838183
E-mail:
chris.kentfriendz@hotmail.co.uk
Website:
www.kentfriendz.org.uk/
Disablities:
Learning difficulty

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