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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

Kent and Medway Mental Health Matters phone helpline

Confidential 24 hour helpline, 7 days a week that provides emotional support and practical advice.
Telephone:
0800 107 0160
E-mail:
info@mentalhealthmatters.co.uk
Website:
www.mentalhealthmatters.com/.../helpline-services

Porchlight - breaking the cycle of homelessness

Porchlight offers a free telephone 24 hour helpline for people who are street homelessness, sofa surfing or about to lose their home. Information, advice and guidance is provided to enable you to find accommodation that meets your needs and keeps you safe from harm. Support is available to develop life long skills to break…
Telephone:
0800 56 77 699
01227 760078
E-mail:
headoffice@porchlight.org.uk
Website:
www.liveitwell.org.uk/

Canterbury and Coastal Rethink Carers Support Group

A safe and welcoming group for people looking after (being an unpaid carer for) someone living with mental illness. The group helps people to come together to share experiences and support each other. The informal group discussions provide valuable information and the more formal meetings with guest speakers also provide…
Telephone:
01227 760707
E-mail:
rethinkcanterbury@googlemail.com
Website:
www.rethink.org/.../canterbury-coastal-rethink-carers-support-group

Folkestone Wheelchair Users Group and ShopMobility

Practical information to help people living with physical disabilities to lead full and active  lives. The services offered include access to Folkestone ShopMobility; regular newsletter; free helpline; talks by experts; guidance on NHS wheelchair provision and advice on Blue Badges.
Telephone:
01303 226500
E-mail:
enquiries@wheelchairusers.org.uk
Website:
www.wheelchairusers.org.uk/

Age UK - Dover

We offer an information and advice service at the Riverside Centre for older people in the Dover area as well as the following: Hot meals and snacks, Monday to Saturday Transport available from the town and rural areas Bathing services Toenail cutting Hairdressing Hearing aid…
Telephone:
01304 207268
Website:
www.ageuk.org.uk/

Men's Advice Line - support for domestic violence and abuse

A confidential helpline for men experiencing violence and abuse in relationships and families. The advisers have been trained to support Gay, Bisexual Transgender people. The website offers information and advice on how you must cover your internet tracks from your abuser and stay safe from harm.
Telephone:
0808 801 0327
E-mail:
info@mensadviceline.org.uk
Website:
www.mensadviceline.org.uk/.../who-we-are-advice.html

Headcorn Morris Dancing

We are a morris side based in central Kent, dancing Cotswold Morris (what most people think of as morris with sticks, hankies and bells). Some of the dances are traditional, collected in the early 20th century, but many were written by our members and form…
Telephone:
07968 251018
01634 260702
E-mail:
secretary@headcornmorris.co.uk
Website:
www.headcornmorris.co.uk/
Age Range:
Suitable for all ages

Senior

To foster and maintain the commando spirit and fellowship in civilian life and to bring together in comradeship all ex-members of the commando brigade.
E-mail:
secmhs@yahoo.com
Website:
www.greenberetassociation.org.uk/
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)

Alzheimer's Society - Kent and Medway

At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most If you or…
E-mail:
KentandMedway@alzheimers.org.uk
Website:
www.alzheimers.org.uk/

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