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Diabetes UK - Maidstone Area Parents Support Group (MAPS)

The Diabetes UK Maidstone Area Parents Support Group (MAPS) group is one of over 350 voluntary groups situated throughout the UK. Our goal is to provide support and educate children living with Type 1 diabetes, as well as their family, friends and anyone else who is interested…
E-mail:
mapsmaidstone@hotmail.com
Website:
maidstoneandareaparents.diabetesukgroup.org/

Age UK - Canterbury

Age UK - Canterbury aims to improve the lives of anyone over 50 in the Canterbury district. In our drop-in café, we offer an enjoyable day out with fresh lunches. We offer fun and friendship in our day centre, and toenail cutting in our clinic.…
Telephone:
01227 462368
0800 032 7687
E-mail:
info@ageukcanterbury.org.uk
Website:
www.ageuk.org.uk/

Swale MASH - Orchards Centre

Multi-Agency Specialist Hubs (MASHs) are our centres for disabled children and their families.   At our centre you and your child can benefit from a number of professional and healthcare services.
Telephone:
03000 42 00 05
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../swale-mash-orchards
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

Thanet MASH - Green Banks

Multi-Agency Specialist Hubs (MASHs) are our centres for disabled children and their families.   At our centre you and your child can benefit from a number of professional and healthcare services.
Telephone:
03000 42 00 03
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../thanet-mash-green-banks
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 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

AbilityNet

AbilityNet is a national charity helping disabled people of all ages find the right access technologies to faciliate full use of computers and the Internet.
Telephone:
0800 269545
E-mail:
enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk
Website:
www.abilitynet.org.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Action for Kids

Supports children and young people up to the age of 26, who have physical or learning disabilities.
Telephone:
020 8347 8111
E-mail:
info@actionforkids.org
Website:
www.actionforkids.org/
Age Range:
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, Ages 0-4, Ages 5-10

Computers for the Disabled

Quality recycled PC’s & new parts supplied to the disabled, the housebound, disabled centres & home users by our non-profit organisation. Registered Charity No.1069626  
Telephone:
01268 284834
E-mail:
bigpaulh@blueyonder.co.uk
Website:
www.cftd.co.uk/.../cftd.htm

Crossroads Care Medway

Crossroads Care Medway is a specialist voluntary organisation providing support to Carers in their own homes, giving Carers “time” to be themselves. Our service caters for those with critical and substantial care needs, including tailor-made care, where necessary, to meet the needs of each individual.…
Telephone:
01634 868885
E-mail:
medway@crossroads.org.uk
Website:
www.medwaycrossroads.org/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Kent Children and Families Information Service

Kent Children and Families Information Service (CFIS) provides, free, confidential, impartial information and advice to parents, carers and members of the public. We can help you with childcare, early education, parenting, family life and issues that affect young people. We have a team of experienced…
Telephone:
03000 41 23 23
E-mail:
kentcfis@kent.gov.uk
Website:
www.kent.gov.uk/.../childcare-and-pre-school
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Dial - North West Kent

Provides free confidential information and advice on all aspects of disability to the residents of North West Kent.
Telephone:
01474 356962
E-mail:
info@dialnwk.org.uk
Website:
www.dialnwk.org.uk

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