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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

Gravesend Community Service

Kent County Council community activities for people with learning disabilities. We put the individual at the heart of what we offer in Gravesend. There is a large choice of activities to suit people of all abilities. This could be: making friends and socialising learning new…
Telephone:
03000 421452

Guide Dogs for the Blind

The Maidstone Mobility Team covers the areas of Kent, East Sussex, and Brighton.  They look after approximately 200 Guide Dog Owners, 60 Puppy Trainers, provide up to 500 visits every year and support about 17 Fundraising Groups. In order to live a full life and contribute to…
Telephone:
0845 3727422
E-mail:
maidstone@guidedogs.org.uk
Website:
https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/.../maidstone#.VfgdPUrTWM8
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Helen Allison School

Meet and discuss any areas around autism and share information in a supportive environment with other parents. Our support group is held weekly on Friday mornings, during term time. Children are welcome but must be supervised
Telephone:
07990 742081
E-mail:
tim.cook@nas.org.uk
Website:
www.autism.org.uk/.../helen-allison.aspx

Hendrickx Associates

Training, assessment, consultancy, conferences and support.  Specialists in the Autistic Specrum Conditions, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and equality & diversity.  Support and expertise provided to both organisations, individuals and families.
Telephone:
07803 325542
E-mail:
info@asperger-training.com
Website:
www.asperger-training.com

Home-Start Ashford & District - Chill with Dad

Twice monthly group for Dads/male carers offering social and emotional support, informal learning and organised play activities. For children up to eight years old. 
Telephone:
01233 647209
E-mail:
helen.brown@home-start-ashford.co.uk
Website:
home-start-ashford.co.uk

Home-Start Ashford & District - Home Visiting Service

Weekly support (2/3 hours) from a trained volunteer for up to 1 year. Families must have at least one child under five and live in the borough of Ashford. 
Telephone:
01233 627409
E-mail:
kate@home-start-ashford.co.uk
Website:
home-start-ashford.co.uk

Includes Us 2

Includes Us 2 is a charity providing information, support and social events for disabled children and their families in the areas of Ashford, Dover and Shepway.   Our Vision: Listening to what families want and need. Supporting and meeting the need for information, education and services…
Telephone:
01233 898792
E-mail:
info@includesus2.org.uk
Website:
Includes Us 2
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)
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

Includes Us 2 Family Advice Service

Information and advice about services for disabled children and their families.
Telephone:
01233 898792
E-mail:
info@includesus2.org.uk
Website:
Includes Us 2
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10
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

Information, Advice and Support Kent (IASK)

Information, Advice and Support Kent (formerly Kent Parent Partnership Service) offers confidential and impartial information, advice and support to children, young people and their parents.
Telephone:
03000 41 30 00
E-mail:
iask@kent.gov.uk
Website:
Information, Advice and Support Kent
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10, 18-25 (Transition)
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

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